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  • Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: What's the Difference?
    June 15, 2021

    Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: What's the Difference?

    When you receive a breast cancer diagnosis, your doctor will likely present you with several treatment options like chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or any combination of the three. In some cases, a doctor will strongly recommend one option over another due to the nature of the cancer. In other situations, you will be left to decide. One choice you may face will be whether to undergo a mastectomy or lumpectomy. 
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  • what to expect when you get a mastectomy
    April 26, 2021

    What to Expect With a Mastectomy

    Knowing what to expect with a mastectomy can feel safer and more confident in the breast surgery that you are about to undergo. Getting all of the facts can reduce uncertainty and allows you to formulate specific questions to ask you doctor. To help you better understand this breast surgery, we've rounded up some of the basic information you need to know going into your mastectomy. 
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  • Important Questions to Ask Before a Mastectomy
    December 6, 2019

    Important Questions to Ask Before a Mastectomy

    Mastectomies are an important procedure you may need if you receive a breast cancer diagnosis. These surgeries involve removing the breasts, and sometimes reconstructing them, to slow the progression of the disease. You may also get one to prevent the...

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  • How to prepare for a mastectomy
    July 30, 2018

    How to prepare for a mastectomy

    As you're preparing for your mastectomy, it's likely your mind is going to be in a million places at once. Luckily, we've pulled together a list of things you might want to do and have to make your post-surgery experience as seamless as possible. 
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  • What is a mastectomy?
    June 17, 2018

    What is a mastectomy?

    A mastectomy involves removing all of a person's breast tissue in an effort to eliminate or prevent cases of breast cancer. This tissue removal can include tissue on the chest, up to the collar bone, down to the rib cage, and into the underarm area.
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