Web Results

Mastectomy - The Procedure | Susan G. Komen®

ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/MastectomyTheSurgicalProcedure.html

A mastectomy is performed under general anesthesia, which means you are unconscious (asleep) during the surgery. The surgeon removes all of the breast ...

Surgery for breast cancer - American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-surgery

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

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

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

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 ...

5 tips from my mastectomy experience | MD Anderson Cancer Center

www.mdanderson.org/publications/cancerwise/2014/05/five-tips-from-my-mastectomy-experience.html

May 1, 2014 ... ... Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT) · Minimally Invasive Surgery ...... for my mastectomy · Coping with physical changes after sarcoma surgery ...

Bilateral Mastectomy to Prevent Breast Cancer? A Very Difficult ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/bilateral-mastectomy-to-prevent-breast-cancer-a-very-difficult-decision/

Jan 31, 2002 ... A bilateral prophylactic mastectomy is when the surgeon removes all of the breast tissue and leaves little or no breast tissue behind in an ...

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

www.ucsfhealth.org/education/mastectomy_instructions_after_surgery/

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

www.healthtalk.org/peoples-experiences/cancer/ductal-carcinoma-situ-dcis/mastectomy-physical-and-emotional-recovery

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 ...

Simple Mastectomy: Overview, Periprocedural Care, Technique

emedicine.medscape.com/article/1830124-overview

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

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

www.uptodate.com/contents/surgical-procedures-for-breast-cancer-mastectomy-and-breast-conserving-therapy-beyond-the-basics

Dec 2, 2013 ... This article will focus on the surgical treatment of breast cancer. ... DCIS — Women with DCIS require surgical treatment (mastectomy or breast ...

Breast Reconstruction Surgery After Mastectomy: Options and ...

www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/breast-reconstruction-after-mastectomy?page=2

WebMD explains different options for breast reconstruction after mastectomy.

More Info

Mastectomy: What to Expect - Breastcancer.org

www.breastcancer.org

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

Mastectomy What you can expect - Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.org

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

Mastectomy: Facts on Breast Reconstruction and Recovery

www.emedicinehealth.com

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