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Mastectomy is surgery to remove the breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible).
MRI monitoring reduces breast cancer mortality in women with BRCA1 mutations

MRI monitoring reduces breast cancer mortality in women with BRCA1 mutations

Scientists develop 3D-printable gelatin materials for reconstructive and plastic surgery

Scientists develop 3D-printable gelatin materials for reconstructive and plastic surgery

Risk-reducing mastectomies lower breast cancer incidence and mortality in BRCA variant carriers

Risk-reducing mastectomies lower breast cancer incidence and mortality in BRCA variant carriers

New imaging approach could revolutionize breast cancer detection

New imaging approach could revolutionize breast cancer detection

Study finds women with DCIS diagnosed outside NHS screening face fourfold increase in breast cancer mortality

Study finds women with DCIS diagnosed outside NHS screening face fourfold increase in breast cancer mortality

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of single-port robot-assisted technique in nipple-sparing mastectomy procedures

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of single-port robot-assisted technique in nipple-sparing mastectomy procedures

Research uncovers cells-of-origin for breast cancer in BRCA2 mutation carriers

Research uncovers cells-of-origin for breast cancer in BRCA2 mutation carriers

Traveling for treatment: One-third of NHS breast cancer patients bypass local center

Traveling for treatment: One-third of NHS breast cancer patients bypass local center

Study links patient characteristics with the likelihood of bypassing the nearest surgical center for breast cancer treatment

Study links patient characteristics with the likelihood of bypassing the nearest surgical center for breast cancer treatment

Study examines patient choice and hospital selection for breast-conserving surgery and mastectomy

Study examines patient choice and hospital selection for breast-conserving surgery and mastectomy

Researchers receive $2.4 million grant to validate new blood test for early breast cancer detection

Researchers receive $2.4 million grant to validate new blood test for early breast cancer detection

Unmasking the culprits behind long-term arm problems in breast cancer patients

Unmasking the culprits behind long-term arm problems in breast cancer patients

Women over 50 can safely reduce mammogram frequency after breast cancer surgery

Women over 50 can safely reduce mammogram frequency after breast cancer surgery

Low-risk DCIS patients may safely skip radiotherapy after surgery, study finds

Low-risk DCIS patients may safely skip radiotherapy after surgery, study finds

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy can eliminate need for regional nodal irradiation in breast cancer

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy can eliminate need for regional nodal irradiation in breast cancer

Researchers develop gene classifier to predict DCIS risk of cancer progression

Researchers develop gene classifier to predict DCIS risk of cancer progression

Study sheds light on origins of breast cancer in people with BRCA2 mutations

Study sheds light on origins of breast cancer in people with BRCA2 mutations

Online educational materials about breast surgery often difficult to access and understand

Online educational materials about breast surgery often difficult to access and understand

Autologous breast reconstruction linked to higher patient satisfaction

Autologous breast reconstruction linked to higher patient satisfaction

After backlash, feds cancel plan that risked limiting breast reconstruction options

After backlash, feds cancel plan that risked limiting breast reconstruction options