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Surgery is a common treatment for breast cancer. Mastectomy is one surgical option. It removes one or both breasts in their entirety. Lumpectomy is another option. It removes only the tumor and a smaller amount of breast tissue. Depending on how extensive the cancer is, surgery may be combined with radiation or chemotherapy. Talk to your... More »
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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. ... After the drains are inserted, your surgeon will stitch the incision closed. The surgery ...

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 ... After Erika Archer Lewis discovered she carried a mutation for the BRCA1 ... ovarian cancer, she underwent a prophylactic double mastectomy.

Mastectomy - The Procedure | Susan G. Komen®

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What you need to know about a mastectomy and what to expect after surgery.

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

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

And they said, “Well try without and see what happens.” And I found that I ... So I don't think I had more than four all together after the mastectomy. So I just didn't ...

Mastectomy What you can expect - Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/mastectomy/basics/what-you-can-expect/prc-20012749

Breast reconstruction can be performed immediately after the mastectomy. ... If you're having both breasts removed (double mastectomy), expect to spend more  ...

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

forum.breastcancercare.org.uk/t5/Living-with-breast-cancer/how-long-does-it-take-to-recover-from-a-mastectomy/td-p/515757

hi everyone, i had a mastectomy 5 weeks ago this thursday coming, ... a blog which explains about the recovery period after a mastectomy ...

What to Expect After a Mastectomy - Smart Beauty Guide

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Apr 21, 2015 ... What to Expect After a Mastectomy. I may come off as completely ignorant with the statement I'm about to make, but I'm putting it out there.

All Recovery period after double mastectomy messages - CancerCompass

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I am 19 days post-op for double simple mastectomy. I know I have a long way to go and have read some of the posts in regards to the pain ...

What to expect after breast reconstruction surgery

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Sep 13, 2016 ... Learn About Cancer » Breast Cancer » More Information » Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy » What to expect after breast reconstruction ...