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

Many breast cancer patients do not feel fully informed about their treatment options, say researchers

Many breast cancer patients do not feel fully informed about their treatment options, say researchers

Relieving Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis with Exercise

Relieving Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis with Exercise

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