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Mastectomy is surgery to remove the breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible).
FDA approves cold atmospheric plasma technology for first-ever use in clinical trial

FDA approves cold atmospheric plasma technology for first-ever use in clinical trial

Women with breast cancer should start postoperative chemotherapy soon

Women with breast cancer should start postoperative chemotherapy soon

Combining breast and gynecologic surgery not such a good idea

Combining breast and gynecologic surgery not such a good idea

Bacteria in the birth canal linked to lower risk of ovarian cancer

Bacteria in the birth canal linked to lower risk of ovarian cancer

Study urges genetic testing before abdominal-based free-flap breast reconstruction

Study urges genetic testing before abdominal-based free-flap breast reconstruction

New diagnostic test could end unnecessary chemotherapy for breast cancer

New diagnostic test could end unnecessary chemotherapy for breast cancer

3D mammograms increasing in popularity for breast cancer screening in the USA

3D mammograms increasing in popularity for breast cancer screening in the USA

Breast cancer patients unaware of surgical options, study finds

Breast cancer patients unaware of surgical options, study finds

Clinical trial determines how proton radiotherapy can be used in early stage breast cancer

Clinical trial determines how proton radiotherapy can be used in early stage breast cancer

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

3D-printed tissue scaffolds could help improve nipple reconstruction

3D-printed tissue scaffolds could help improve nipple reconstruction

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

Patients caught in middle of fight between health care behemoths

Patients caught in middle of fight between health care behemoths

Jewish General Hospital initiates new clinical trial to avoid surgery in breast cancer patients

Jewish General Hospital initiates new clinical trial to avoid surgery in breast cancer patients

UCR study: Surgery associated with higher survival of patients with HER2-positive stage 4 breast cancer

UCR study: Surgery associated with higher survival of patients with HER2-positive stage 4 breast cancer

Finding homeless patients a place to heal

Finding homeless patients a place to heal

AeroForm Tissue Expanders makes breast reconstruction after mastectomy more comfortable

AeroForm Tissue Expanders makes breast reconstruction after mastectomy more comfortable

Breast cancer study: Family-history-based models perform better than non-family-history based models

Breast cancer study: Family-history-based models perform better than non-family-history based models

Autologous breast reconstruction after failed implant reconstruction gives good outcomes

Autologous breast reconstruction after failed implant reconstruction gives good outcomes

Community hospitals link arms with prestigious facilities to raise their profiles

Community hospitals link arms with prestigious facilities to raise their profiles