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Mastectomy is surgery to remove the breast (or as much of the breast tissue as possible).
Tulane spin-out company awarded grant to develop new graft for treating pelvic organ prolapse

Tulane spin-out company awarded grant to develop new graft for treating pelvic organ prolapse

Study: Diet can influence the breast microbiome and alter breast cancer tumors

Study: Diet can influence the breast microbiome and alter breast cancer tumors

Grand Challenge research integrates AI to streamline clinical assessment of breast cancer

Grand Challenge research integrates AI to streamline clinical assessment of breast cancer

Study: Women at high risk of breast cancer face financial barriers to care

Study: Women at high risk of breast cancer face financial barriers to care

Cavity shave margin resection reduces the rate of positive margins in patients with DCIS

Cavity shave margin resection reduces the rate of positive margins in patients with DCIS

Fat grafting shows potential to help cancer patients with radiation-induced skin injury

Fat grafting shows potential to help cancer patients with radiation-induced skin injury

Researchers use functional test to measure the effect of inherited variants in BRCA2 cancer gene

Researchers use functional test to measure the effect of inherited variants in BRCA2 cancer gene

Gene screenings hold disease clues, but unexplained anomalies often raise fears

Gene screenings hold disease clues, but unexplained anomalies often raise fears

Study finds high prevalence of cardiovascular conditions in male breast cancer patients

Study finds high prevalence of cardiovascular conditions in male breast cancer patients

Study finds new evidence about the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment

Study finds new evidence about the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment

Study finds a growing number of women embracing 'going flat' after mastectomy

Study finds a growing number of women embracing 'going flat' after mastectomy

Financial toxicity correlated with worse psychological well-being among breast cancer surgical patients

Financial toxicity correlated with worse psychological well-being among breast cancer surgical patients

Mastectomy and reconstructive surgery may increase risk of becoming persistent drug users

Mastectomy and reconstructive surgery may increase risk of becoming persistent drug users

Study: Radiotherapy and surgery offer better protection in treating abnormal breast tissue

Study: Radiotherapy and surgery offer better protection in treating abnormal breast tissue

New findings clarify the long-term risks for women with DCIS

New findings clarify the long-term risks for women with DCIS

Study offers the standard of surgical care for early-stage breast cancer

Study offers the standard of surgical care for early-stage breast cancer

Study shows effects of COVID-19 pandemic on breast cancer screening

Study shows effects of COVID-19 pandemic on breast cancer screening

COVID-19-related interruptions in rehabilitation care causes emotional distress in breast cancer survivors

COVID-19-related interruptions in rehabilitation care causes emotional distress in breast cancer survivors

New approach uses AI to identify which early stage breast cancers will spread

New approach uses AI to identify which early stage breast cancers will spread

Renowned Harley Street hospital performs pioneering dual breast surgery

Renowned Harley Street hospital performs pioneering dual breast surgery