https://www.healthcentral.com/article/nipple-sparing-mastectomy-safe-for-most-breast-cancer-patients
Breast CancerTreatment

A Less-Invasive Mastectomy Proves Safe for Most Women With Breast Cancer

Nipple-sparing surgery may help women avoid one of the more traumatic aspects of this breast cancer treatment.

Smiling cancer patient talking to her doctor.
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    Lara DeSanto

    Lara DeSanto

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    Lara is a digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She's also a staff writer and email newsletter chief. Previously, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.