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 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...
was unable t oclear margins.  They recommend unilateral mastectomy.  I went to see the reconstructive surgeon... the breast etc.  I t upset me b/c I think she wants me to do b/c it is easier.  I have been looking at risk...
Prophylactic Mastectomy - is it right for you? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven of prophylactic (preventive) mastectomy as a way of decreasing their risk. Factors that increase a woman’s chance... of prophylactic mastectomy and reconstruction in high risk patients but you will have to check...
Breast cancer risk: genetics vs. lifestyle by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Angelina Jolie’s choice to undergo a preventive double mastectomy because of a family history... contributions of genetics and lifestyle to breast cancer risk. Also it begs the question...
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...? Might they say that if a high-risk patient opted not to have the mastectomy (which the insurer would pay...
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...
Few Women Have Regrets When Choosing Preventive Mastectomy for Other Breast by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven (called contralateral mastectomy) reduces their risk of developing a new cancer and is associated... in one breast and are considering having the other breast removed to reduce your risk of developing a new...
Few Women Have Regrets When Choosing Preventive Mastectomy for Other Breast by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven (called contralateral mastectomy) reduces their risk of developing a new cancer and is associated... breast and are considering having the other breast removed to reduce your risk of developing a new breast...
Choosing Between Lumpectomy and Mastectomy by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook with a mastectomy, as well. A double mastectomy may be done to both treat the cancer and reduce the risk of a second...-conserving surgery such as a lumpectomy or a mastectomy which removes the entire breast tissue. The main...
Considering Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy? by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy is a procedure where a breast cancer patient has the opposite, unaffected breast removed in hopes of reducing their risk of developing cancer in that breast...

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Complications ... having an implant fitted for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, you may be at greater risk of infection and bleeding ... » Read on
Treatment ... urgery, and surgery to remove a whole breast, which is called a mastectomy. In many cases, a mastectomy can be followed by recon ... » Read on