Breast removal surgery
The successful treatment of breast cancer and the likelihood of long-term survival for women with breast cancer depends critically on the stage of the disease when diagnosed.
Self-breast examination, regular clinical breast examinations by medical professionals, and annual screening with X-ray mammography are the main tools of early detection of breast cancer.
Of these three, screening mammography...Read more
Despite the tag-teaming of breast surgeons and plastic surgeons, and despite the fact that there were no surgical complications, my... Read more »
The mastectomy is over. Not nearly as painful as you imagined, but will you ever be able to get your arm over your head again? Can... Read more »
When I opted to proceed with reconstruction after my bilateral mastectomy, I was unprepared for the number of steps to complete the lengthy... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
SurgerySurgery forms a part of nearly every patient's treatment for breast cancer. The initial surgical intervention is often a lumpectomy, the... Read more »
Q. I’m having a mastectomy, and although I’ve heard about reconstruction and implants, I just feel they’re not for me. I think I’d like to... Read more »
Q. What’s the best kind of reconstruction? A. The very best reconstruction is the one that makes you happy. And only you can decide that. Here are... Read more »