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

Compression garments can ease lymphedema. Covering costs? Not so easy.

Compression garments can ease lymphedema. Covering costs? Not so easy.

Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

Survey quantifies cancer patients' interest in pathology services

Survey quantifies cancer patients' interest in pathology services

Study highlights practice patterns and factors associated with prognosis of male breast cancer

Study highlights practice patterns and factors associated with prognosis of male breast cancer

Understanding treatment and prognosis of male breast cancer

Understanding treatment and prognosis of male breast cancer

Women under 40 often choose aggressive surgery out of fear of second breast cancer

Women under 40 often choose aggressive surgery out of fear of second breast cancer

Multi-gene testing at point of diagnosis can save all women with breast cancer

Multi-gene testing at point of diagnosis can save all women with breast cancer

Health insurance coverage varies for gender-affirming top surgery in transgender patients

Health insurance coverage varies for gender-affirming top surgery in transgender patients

Lumpectomy is less invasive surgery and requires no hospitalization, shows study

Lumpectomy is less invasive surgery and requires no hospitalization, shows study

DNA sequencing helps confirm breast cancer link between Leicester sisters

DNA sequencing helps confirm breast cancer link between Leicester sisters

Men at high risk of breast cancer may benefit from screening, study shows

Men at high risk of breast cancer may benefit from screening, study shows

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