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Mastectomy is surgery to remove the breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible).
Lumpectomy plus radiation associated with reduced risk of breast cancer death, study finds

Lumpectomy plus radiation associated with reduced risk of breast cancer death, study finds

Study shows spillover effect of evidence-based opioid prescribing for major procedures

Study shows spillover effect of evidence-based opioid prescribing for major procedures

Researchers shed light on risks presented by residual disease for younger breast cancer patients

Researchers shed light on risks presented by residual disease for younger breast cancer patients

Study finds wide variations in follow-up imaging for women with non-metastatic breast cancer

Study finds wide variations in follow-up imaging for women with non-metastatic breast cancer

Managing multiple ipsilateral breast cancer with potential new surgical options

Managing multiple ipsilateral breast cancer with potential new surgical options

Researchers examine complications across different types of breast reconstructive surgeries

Researchers examine complications across different types of breast reconstructive surgeries

Researchers evaluate patient satisfaction and well-being after breast reconstruction

Researchers evaluate patient satisfaction and well-being after breast reconstruction

Study: Breast cancer survivors do not receive recommended level of screening after surgery

Study: Breast cancer survivors do not receive recommended level of screening after surgery

Scientists collate evidence for mismatch between past evolutionary adaptation and modern lives

Scientists collate evidence for mismatch between past evolutionary adaptation and modern lives

Breast cancers more likely to spread after surgery finds study

Breast cancers more likely to spread after surgery finds study

Web-based resource helps women with breast reconstruction decisions after mastectomy

Web-based resource helps women with breast reconstruction decisions after mastectomy

Research finds breast lesions in transmen undergoing mastectomy

Research finds breast lesions in transmen undergoing mastectomy

Cancers may be detected at smaller size in breasts with implants, study reveals

Cancers may be detected at smaller size in breasts with implants, study reveals

Genetic counseling missed by some breast cancer patients, study finds

Genetic counseling missed by some breast cancer patients, study finds

Scientists move closer to developing alternative method for breast cancer detection

Scientists move closer to developing alternative method for breast cancer detection

Actual experiences with modern breast radiation therapy found to be better than expected

Actual experiences with modern breast radiation therapy found to be better than expected

Women with breast cancer often mispredict future well-being after mastectomy

Women with breast cancer often mispredict future well-being after mastectomy

Researchers evaluate need for biopsies during follow-up care for breast cancer patients

Researchers evaluate need for biopsies during follow-up care for breast cancer patients

Direct-to-implant breast reconstruction provides good outcomes in elderly patients

Direct-to-implant breast reconstruction provides good outcomes in elderly patients

BRCA gene mutation does not raise the risk of death

BRCA gene mutation does not raise the risk of death