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 ...
May 16, 2013 ... what to expect from mastectomy breast cancer surgery.
Mastectomy — Overview covers definition, preparation, risks of this breast cancer
Jul 23, 2015 ... Background The surgical principles underlying simple mastectomy have a long
history. First defined in ancient Egyptian literature, mastectomy ...
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 ...
Dec 21, 2015 ... Read about mastectomy types (simple, total, radical, modified radical),
preventative surgery, risks and complications, breast reconstruction, and ...
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 ...
The most common risk-reducing surgery is bilateral prophylactic mastectomy (
also called bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy). Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy
May 26, 2016 ... Invasive breast cancer — Invasive breast cancers usually require surgical
treatment (mastectomy or breast conserving therapy) as well as ...
Mar 13, 2015 ... You had a mastectomy. This is surgery that removes the entire breast. The
surgery was done to treat or prevent breast cancer. Your procedure ...