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Mastectomy - The Procedure | Susan G. Komen®


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 ...

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


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

Mastectomy: What to Expect - Breastcancer.org


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

What Is Mastectomy? - Breastcancer.org


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

Surgery for breast cancer - American Cancer Society


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 - American Cancer Society


Nov 14, 2016 ... Mastectomy is surgery to remove the entire breast. Learn more about mastectomy for breast cancer here.

5 tips from my mastectomy experience | MD Anderson Cancer Center


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

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


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 ...

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


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 ...

Mastectomy What you can expect - Mayo Clinic


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