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Mastectomy is surgery to remove the breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible).
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

Tulane spin-out company awarded grant to develop new graft for treating pelvic organ prolapse

Tulane spin-out company awarded grant to develop new graft for treating pelvic organ prolapse

Study: Diet can influence the breast microbiome and alter breast cancer tumors

Study: Diet can influence the breast microbiome and alter breast cancer tumors

Grand Challenge research integrates AI to streamline clinical assessment of breast cancer

Grand Challenge research integrates AI to streamline clinical assessment of breast cancer

Study: Women at high risk of breast cancer face financial barriers to care

Study: Women at high risk of breast cancer face financial barriers to care

Cavity shave margin resection reduces the rate of positive margins in patients with DCIS

Cavity shave margin resection reduces the rate of positive margins in patients with DCIS

Fat grafting shows potential to help cancer patients with radiation-induced skin injury

Fat grafting shows potential to help cancer patients with radiation-induced skin injury

Researchers use functional test to measure the effect of inherited variants in BRCA2 cancer gene

Researchers use functional test to measure the effect of inherited variants in BRCA2 cancer gene

Gene screenings hold disease clues, but unexplained anomalies often raise fears

Gene screenings hold disease clues, but unexplained anomalies often raise fears

Study finds high prevalence of cardiovascular conditions in male breast cancer patients

Study finds high prevalence of cardiovascular conditions in male breast cancer patients

Study finds new evidence about the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment

Study finds new evidence about the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment

Study finds a growing number of women embracing 'going flat' after mastectomy

Study finds a growing number of women embracing 'going flat' after mastectomy

Financial toxicity correlated with worse psychological well-being among breast cancer surgical patients

Financial toxicity correlated with worse psychological well-being among breast cancer surgical patients

Mastectomy and reconstructive surgery may increase risk of becoming persistent drug users

Mastectomy and reconstructive surgery may increase risk of becoming persistent drug users

Study: Radiotherapy and surgery offer better protection in treating abnormal breast tissue

Study: Radiotherapy and surgery offer better protection in treating abnormal breast tissue

New findings clarify the long-term risks for women with DCIS

New findings clarify the long-term risks for women with DCIS

Study offers the standard of surgical care for early-stage breast cancer

Study offers the standard of surgical care for early-stage breast cancer