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Mastectomy is surgery to remove the breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible).
Scientists develop new method for enhancing breast reconstruction with autologous fat

Scientists develop new method for enhancing breast reconstruction with autologous fat

Rush uses SAVI SCOUT technology to enhance breast surgery for women

Rush uses SAVI SCOUT technology to enhance breast surgery for women

So much care it hurts: Unneeded scans, therapy, surgery only add to patients’ ills

So much care it hurts: Unneeded scans, therapy, surgery only add to patients’ ills

UGA researchers pinpoint factors that drive sharp rise in breast cancer genetic testing

UGA researchers pinpoint factors that drive sharp rise in breast cancer genetic testing

New U-M study examines why overtreatment in older breast cancer patients persists

New U-M study examines why overtreatment in older breast cancer patients persists

Study reveals how different breast cancer treatments impact employment experiences of women

Study reveals how different breast cancer treatments impact employment experiences of women

Study uncovers differences in bacterial composition of healthy vs. cancerous breast tissue

Study uncovers differences in bacterial composition of healthy vs. cancerous breast tissue

Study suggests optimal length of opioid pain prescriptions for common surgical procedures

Study suggests optimal length of opioid pain prescriptions for common surgical procedures

Hypofractionated breast radiation therapy safe and effective in women under 50, study finds

Hypofractionated breast radiation therapy safe and effective in women under 50, study finds

Woman's choice of surgeon plays major role in influencing breast cancer treatment choices

Woman's choice of surgeon plays major role in influencing breast cancer treatment choices

Two-stage approach improves outcomes for women with large breasts undergoing risk-reducing mastectomy

Two-stage approach improves outcomes for women with large breasts undergoing risk-reducing mastectomy

New study compares experiences of women undergoing IVF either to become pregnant or for money

New study compares experiences of women undergoing IVF either to become pregnant or for money

Women’s decision-making habits combined with values impact choice of breast cancer treatment

Women’s decision-making habits combined with values impact choice of breast cancer treatment

Cancer prognosis improves in young women treated with breast conserving surgery

Cancer prognosis improves in young women treated with breast conserving surgery

Study explores long-term consequences of breast surgery on woman's sensuality, sexual function

Study explores long-term consequences of breast surgery on woman's sensuality, sexual function

Study finds low rate of breast cancer recurrence after nipple-sparing mastectomy

Study finds low rate of breast cancer recurrence after nipple-sparing mastectomy

Study: Breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant radiation have lower risk of second primary tumor

Study: Breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant radiation have lower risk of second primary tumor

Transgender health care targeted in crusade to undo ACA

Transgender health care targeted in crusade to undo ACA

Adding a second HER2-targeted treatment may improve outcomes for some women with breast cancer

Adding a second HER2-targeted treatment may improve outcomes for some women with breast cancer

Positive results for AstraZeneca’s PARP inhibitor Lynparza in advanced breast cancer

Positive results for AstraZeneca’s PARP inhibitor Lynparza in advanced breast cancer