Breast Cancer

Mastectomy: 10 Insider Tips


Sign your breast

Have enough of the right kinds of shirts

Allow enough recovery time

Be prepared for results

Accept possibility of side effects

Prepare for some pain

You might be left with a scar

Impact on driving

Physical therapy may be helpful

Financial needs

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease. She manages a large and active online survivor support network based at her local hospital and shares her wisdom and experience with the greater community via