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Mastectomy is surgery to remove the breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible).
Study reveals mechanisms of mechanical stretch induced skin expansion

Study reveals mechanisms of mechanical stretch induced skin expansion

New technology detects breast cancer using tears

New technology detects breast cancer using tears

Study: Breast cancer reduction efforts show mixed progress

Study: Breast cancer reduction efforts show mixed progress

Study explores the role of mi RNAs in anticancer effect exerted by physical activity

Study explores the role of mi RNAs in anticancer effect exerted by physical activity

Individuals with high risk of cancer and CVD cannot be identified based on family history

Individuals with high risk of cancer and CVD cannot be identified based on family history

Analyzing structure of the nipple to understand and fight breast cancer

Analyzing structure of the nipple to understand and fight breast cancer

High-resolution imaging with elastography could accurately spot breast cancer in surgical margins

High-resolution imaging with elastography could accurately spot breast cancer in surgical margins

Visualizing 3D microanatomy of human nipple to understand and fight breast cancer

Visualizing 3D microanatomy of human nipple to understand and fight breast cancer

Study provides new evidence about optimal way to treat BRCA carriers with breast cancer

Study provides new evidence about optimal way to treat BRCA carriers with breast cancer

New Pressure Injury Prevention Scanner from BBI

New Pressure Injury Prevention Scanner from BBI

Ink Rx? Welcome to the camouflaged world of paramedical tattoos

Ink Rx? Welcome to the camouflaged world of paramedical tattoos

Improved breast reconstruction

Improved breast reconstruction

21-gene recurrence score can aid in radiation decision-making, shows study

21-gene recurrence score can aid in radiation decision-making, shows study

New stencil device enables plastic surgeons to perform realistic 3D nipple tattoos

New stencil device enables plastic surgeons to perform realistic 3D nipple tattoos

Clinical study demonstrates effective alternative to mastectomy for recurrent breast cancer

Clinical study demonstrates effective alternative to mastectomy for recurrent breast cancer

Researchers identify novel genetic signature with prognostic value for certain breast cancers

Researchers identify novel genetic signature with prognostic value for certain breast cancers

Genetic testing results help woman to make decisions about her treatment and preventive care

Genetic testing results help woman to make decisions about her treatment and preventive care

Breast-conserving treatment may be a viable alternative to mastectomy, study suggests

Breast-conserving treatment may be a viable alternative to mastectomy, study suggests

Women from Appalachia less likely to have breast reconstruction surgery

Women from Appalachia less likely to have breast reconstruction surgery

Men can also get breast cancer

Men can also get breast cancer