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Mastectomy - The Procedure | Susan G. Komen®

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A mastectomy is performed under general anesthesia. So, you are asleep during the surgery. The surgeon removes all of the breast tissue. In most, but not all ...

Surgery for breast cancer - American Cancer Society

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May 4, 2016 ... Remove as much of the cancer as possible (breast-conserving surgery or mastectomy); Find out whether the cancer has spread to the lymph ...

Mastectomy What you can expect - Mayo Clinic

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Mastectomy — Overview covers definition, preparation, risks of this breast cancer surgery.

Mastectomy: Instructions After Surgery | Patient Education | UCSF ...

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People experience different types and amount of pain or discomfort after surgery. The goal of pain management is to assess your own level of discomfort and to ...

Surgical procedures for breast cancer — Mastectomy and breast ...

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May 26, 2016 ... This article will focus on the surgical treatment of breast cancer. ... DCIS – Women with DCIS require surgical treatment (mastectomy or breast ...

Mastectomy: Facts on Breast Reconstruction and Recovery

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Dec 21, 2015 ... Read about mastectomy types (simple, total, radical, modified radical), preventative surgery, risks and complications, breast reconstruction, and ...

Surgery to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer Fact Sheet - National ...

www.cancer.gov/types/breast/risk-reducing-surgery-fact-sheet

The most common risk-reducing surgery is bilateral prophylactic mastectomy ( also called bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy). Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy  ...

Mastectomy: Johns Hopkins Breast Center - Johns Hopkins Medicine

www.hopkinsmedicine.org/breast_center/treatments_services/breast_surgical_oncology/mastectomy.html

We offer breast surgical oncology services, including mastectomy, a breast cancer treatment where one or both breasts, nipple, and/or areola are removed.

Breast Reconstruction Surgery After Mastectomy: Options and ...

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WebMD explains different options for breast reconstruction after mastectomy.

Mastectomy - Recovery - NHS Choices

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Feb 15, 2015 ... Most people who have a mastectomy recover well after the procedure ... The length of your hospital stay will depend on the type of surgery you ...

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Mastectomy: What to Expect - Breastcancer.org

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May 16, 2013 ... what to expect from mastectomy breast cancer surgery.

5 tips from my mastectomy experience | MD Anderson Cancer Center

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May 1, 2014 ... ... double mastectomy. Here's what she learned from her mastectomy experience. ... Treatment Locations · Center for Reconstructive Surgery.

Mastectomy: physical and emotional recovery | Topics, Ductal ...

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Hilary had cording after her mastectomy and some minor surgery to treat it. She advises seeing a doctor about any concerns with the arm sooner rather than ...