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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 ...

Mastectomy: What to Expect - Breastcancer.org

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

Surgery for breast cancer - American Cancer Society

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Sep 13, 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: 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 ...

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

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A fact sheet that describes mastectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy, two surgeries that may be used to reduce breast cancer risk in women at very high risk, and ...

Simple Mastectomy: Overview, Periprocedural Care, Technique

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Jul 23, 2015 ... Background The surgical principles underlying simple mastectomy have a long history. First defined in ancient Egyptian literature, mastectomy ...

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 ...

how long does it take to recover from a mastectomy - Breast Cancer ...

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You will recover from your mastectomy - different people take different times. I remember being very impatient to start my chemo after 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 ...

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What to Expect During a Mastectomy Surgery | Susan G. Komen®

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Mastectomy. Mastectomy is the surgical removal of the entire breast. Some women have the option of mastectomy or lumpectomy (also called breast conserving ...

What Is Mastectomy? - Breastcancer.org

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May 2, 2016 ... Simple or total mastectomy concentrates on the breast tissue itself: ... The surgeon does not perform axillary lymph node dissection (removal of ...

5 tips from my mastectomy experience | MD Anderson Cancer Center

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May 1, 2014 ... ... cancer and ovarian cancer, she underwent a prophylactic double mastectomy. Here's what she learned from her mastectomy experience.