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

One implant, two prices. It depends on who’s paying.

One implant, two prices. It depends on who’s paying.

Surgical choices may have long-term impact on quality of life for breast cancer patients

Surgical choices may have long-term impact on quality of life for breast cancer patients

World's first robot-assisted bilateral breast reconstruction performed by Penn surgeons

World's first robot-assisted bilateral breast reconstruction performed by Penn surgeons

Research: Free-flap reconstruction has "generally good outcomes" in women aged 65 or older

Research: Free-flap reconstruction has "generally good outcomes" in women aged 65 or older

New methods for preserving shoulder function, quality of life in breast cancer patients

New methods for preserving shoulder function, quality of life in breast cancer patients

Wireless 'bio-patch' could aid recovery after breast reconstruction surgery

Wireless 'bio-patch' could aid recovery after breast reconstruction surgery

Radiation therapy can lower risk of breast cancer recurrence in patients with ‘good risk’ DCIS

Radiation therapy can lower risk of breast cancer recurrence in patients with ‘good risk’ DCIS