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Mastectomy is surgery to remove the breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible).
Cyclical breast pain: Common causes and when to get a mammogram

Cyclical breast pain: Common causes and when to get a mammogram

Study identifies women with twofold increased risk of developing contralateral breast cancer

Study identifies women with twofold increased risk of developing contralateral breast cancer

Study may allow patients with multiple breast lesions to consider breast-conserving therapy as treatment option

Study may allow patients with multiple breast lesions to consider breast-conserving therapy as treatment option

Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma risk after reconstructive surgery is extremely low, study finds

Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma risk after reconstructive surgery is extremely low, study finds

New gene classifier can predict the risk of cancer cells recurring or progressing

New gene classifier can predict the risk of cancer cells recurring or progressing

Error-prone DNA replication and repair may lead to cancer in people with inherited BRCA1 mutations

Error-prone DNA replication and repair may lead to cancer in people with inherited BRCA1 mutations

Researchers develop a new method to map the spatial evolution of cancers

Researchers develop a new method to map the spatial evolution of cancers

Survey measures common myths and misconceptions about breast reconstruction surgery

Survey measures common myths and misconceptions about breast reconstruction surgery

Sleepless nights over her children’s future as debts pile up

Sleepless nights over her children’s future as debts pile up

UCR researcher employs Actor-Network Theory to open black boxes in breast cancer survivorship care

UCR researcher employs Actor-Network Theory to open black boxes in breast cancer survivorship care

In America, cancer patients endure debt on top of disease

In America, cancer patients endure debt on top of disease

Native Americans have to travel large distances to access radiation therapy, study shows

Native Americans have to travel large distances to access radiation therapy, study shows

Study finds virtual mindfulness-based intervention for sexual health as a feasible treatment option for cancer survivors

Study finds virtual mindfulness-based intervention for sexual health as a feasible treatment option for cancer survivors

Interventional cryoneurolysis can offer hope to patients in persistent pain after traumatic injury

Interventional cryoneurolysis can offer hope to patients in persistent pain after traumatic injury

Researchers identify new factors that can predict breast cancer recurrence

Researchers identify new factors that can predict breast cancer recurrence

Preoperative body image concerns may predict complications after breast reconstruction

Preoperative body image concerns may predict complications after breast reconstruction

An anesthesiology practice’s busy day in court collecting on surprise bills

An anesthesiology practice’s busy day in court collecting on surprise bills

Exercise reduces arm and shoulder disability, pain in women recovering after breast cancer surgery

Exercise reduces arm and shoulder disability, pain in women recovering after breast cancer surgery

Breast radiation after lumpectomy decreases incidence of ipsilateral breast recurrence for 'low risk' DCIS

Breast radiation after lumpectomy decreases incidence of ipsilateral breast recurrence for 'low risk' DCIS

King Edward VII’s new approach reduces damaging side effects of breast cancer surgeries

King Edward VII’s new approach reduces damaging side effects of breast cancer surgeries