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What Explant Surgery Is Really Like

What Explant Surgery Is Really Like

Explant surgery, which involves removing existing implants, is becoming increasingly common across the country for a number of reasons. Some opt for the surgery as a personal preference, while for others, it is a medical necessity due to pain, discomfort, or illness caused by the artificial implants. Learn more about the procedure and what you can expect from someone who experienced it firsthand. 

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what to expect when you get a mastectomy

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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How to Help Someone Having a Mastectomy

If you or a friend have had a mastectomy or reconstructive surgery because of breast cancer, you know all too well the road to recovery can be difficult. There is a lot that goes into healing after breast cancer, and we wondered what women really needed as they recovered. Here’s the top five things they shared...
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Dealing with an Unsupportive Spouse While Fighting Breast Cancer

Dealing with an Unsupportive Spouse While Fighting Breast Cancer

Many women fighting breast cancer cite a strong support system as one of the most important pieces of their treatment and recovery. Having someone around to not only help with the logistics of appointments and managing day-to-day activities, but to also serve as an emotional support system.
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