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
Q. I’m having a mastectomy, and after hearing about the various choices I have for reconstruction, I’ve decided to have an implant. Now... Read more »
You’re having a mastectomy, and you’ve decided on reconstruction – but what kind? This information on implant vs. body tissue... 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 »
Q. I’ve decided to have breast reconstruction after my mastectomy, and I’d like to do one of those reconstructions where they use your... 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... 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 »
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 »
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 »
As soon as my doctor recommended a bilateral mastectomy after diagnosing me with breast cancer, she quickly followed with a discussion about... Read more »