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maryclaire California
I was diagnosed with Invasive ductal carcinoma in mid July and had a bilateral mastectomy on Aug... More
i am an American living in Israel. I teach English and have 3 children and an "Ok"... More
baileysgirl22 Trinity, Florida
Earlier this year I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductile Breast Cancer. Since May I have had a... More
My name is Kara Herron. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August of 2008. I have been... More
Laurie P. Missoula, Montana
I am an active 44 year old from Missoula Montana. I was diagnosed with breast cancer 6 months ago... More

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Mastectomy Therapy: Physical Therapy using Lymphatic Therapy for Pre and Post Mastectomy Surgery by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine the process their body is undergoing as they recover from such an invasive surgery as a radical mastectomy... and must be attended to pre and post surgery to maximize the healing process from a mastectomy...
 or mastectomy. The risk of breast cancer recurrence is higher after lumpectomy compared to mastectomy. Radiation therapy is therefore typically recommended after a lumpectomy to lower the risk...
I just ran into this discussion board as I was researching dead skin and tissue after a mastectomy.  I had my follow up appointment with my surgeon today and he informed me that I have this issue...
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was unable t oclear margins.  They recommend unilateral mastectomy.  I went to see the reconstructive surgeon... Hello, I had a bilateral mastectomy two years ago along with an oophorectomy (had my ovaries taken...
Right Mastectomy Without Plastic Surgery by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven After mastectomy breast reconstruction can be challenging. Then again the alternative is here for you to see. This woman has a mastectomy defect of her right breast and her left breast had had a cosmetic...
Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Nipple-sparing mastectomy in conjunction with immediate breast reconstruction is becoming more and more popular so I thought a blog post about it was in order... A nipple-sparing mastectomy preserves...
Prophylactic Mastectomy - is it right for you? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Having prophylactic mastectomy is a very personal choice. There is no "right answer... of prophylactic (preventive) mastectomy as a way of decreasing their risk. Factors that increase a woman’s chance...
the ethics of prophylactic mastectomy by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven of prophylactic mastectomy for women at increased risk of breast cancer. It's mentioned only in passing in this article ("Total mastectomy with reconstruction is becoming an increasingly popular choice, among women...
98% Of Mastectomy Patients Would Have Reconstruction Again, Study Says by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Satisfaction Rate 94% - 100% Women who have breast reconstruction after an elective mastectomy... of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). In addition, breast reconstruction after preventive mastectomy was as safe as or...

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Introduction ... Women who have had one, or both, breasts removed (mastectomy), as part of their treatment for breast cancer, may a ... » Read on
Why it is necessary ... e been present from birth (congenital). If you have undergone a mastectomy (removal of one breast, or both breasts), you may als ... » Read on