Mastectomy

British Family Doctor Given Life Sentence For 90 Sex Assaults On Women And Girl Patients

A British doctor used the example of Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, who had a double mastectomy after being told she had an 87 percent chance of getting breast cancer in 2013, to point out the dangers of the disease in order to justify his sexual...
Related topics: Angelina Jolie, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Study Suggests Viable Alternative To Mastectomy After In-breast Recurrence

]]>(MedPage Today) -- A second lumpectomy followed by partial breast re-irradiation (PBrI) was an effective alternative to mastectomy in women who had in-breast cancer recurrence after initial treatment with breast-conserving surgery and whole...
Related topics: Medical Research, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Medical News Today: What To Know About Nipple Reconstruction Surgery

After a mastectomy, people can choose to have breast or nipple reconstruction surgery. This article looks at the types, risks, and costs associated with nipple reconstruction surgery.

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I'm Not Getting A Double Mastectomy For Me -- I'm Doing It For My Babies

Post by CafeMom Contributor. My mastectomy is in four weeks, y’all.My boobs are walking the green mile and they don’t even know it yet. After years of begging to join the IBTC, my wish was granted.Not quite how I expected to get in, but here we...

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Cancer Leads Athlete To Tough Choice

Cyclocross racer BrittLee Bowman chose a double mastectomy when she was diagnosed with breast cancer at 34. (Image credit: Courtesy of Dan Chabanov)
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

Late this week, the U.S. FDA issued two new safety alerts related to a medical device recall and the use of robotically assisted surgical devices in mastectomy procedures.
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

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Fda Warns About Robotic Mastectomy, Other Surgeries

A new safety communication urges caution in the use of robotically assisted surgical devices for mastectomy and other cancer-related surgeries. News Alerts
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Robots, Cancer, Oncology

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Fda: Robotic Surgery Unapproved For Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Agency warns that safety, effectiveness haven't been proven for mastectomy or other oncologic uses
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Robots, Cancer, Oncology

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I Got A Double Mastectomy After A Genetic Test. Then I Learned The Results Were Wrong.

My inaccurate results meant I had been carrying around a devastatingly unnecessary burden for more than a decade.
Related topics: Genetics

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A Walker, Olive Oil, And A Hematoma: General Surgery News Report

(MedPage Today) -- Also, managing expectations in patients who don't want reconstruction post-mastectomy
Related topics: Olive Oil

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Imaging, Biopsy Often Still Needed After Mastectomy

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 -- Subsequent imaging is required for 10 to 15.5 percent of women who undergo mastectomy, according to a study published in the December issue of the Annals of Surgical Oncology. Soojin Ahn, M.D., from the Icahn School of...
Related topics: Biopsy, Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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She Chose To 'go Flat' And Wants Other Breast Cancer Survivors To Know They Can Too

After her double mastectomy, writer Catherine Guthrie came to embrace her new body, without breast reconstruction. But she's learned, women have to push the medical system to support this choice.(Image credit: Courtesy of Catherine Guthrie)
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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'but I'm A Man'; Tiny Tactic For Toxicity; Sex After Mastectomy

(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Nerve Plane Block May Improve Mastectomy Pain

(MedPage Today) -- Also: obese children and post-surgery pain; patient-controlled epidurals after C-section
Related topics: Obesity

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Mastectomy Not The Only Option In Extensive Dcis

(MedPage Today) -- Lumpectomy plus RT viable if risks, benefits are explained

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Medical News Today: Double Mastectomy Recovery: What To Know

It can be difficult to know what to expect after a double mastectomy. In this article, we discuss the physical and emotional side effects of surgery and provide tips to aid recovery at home. We also cover how to prepare for the procedure and the...

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Lumpectomy + Radiation May Cut Breast Cancer Mortality In Dcis

MONDAY, Aug. 20, 2018 -- Treatment with lumpectomy and radiotherapy is associated with a reduction in breast cancer mortality versus lumpectomy or mastectomy alone among patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), according to a study published...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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When Opioids For Cancer Pain Go Wrong: Clin Onc News Report

(MedPage Today) -- Also, breast-conserving surgery or mastectomy?
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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‘odd Mom Out’ Star Jill Kargman Finds Fighting Anti-semitism More Painful Than Her Mastectomy

Odd Mom Out creator and star Jill Kargman had a horrible spring that involved having a preventative mastectomy and dealing with some unpleasant anti-Semitic events at her son’s school. She explains that while the surgery was painful and the...

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Parsing The Worry Factor In Prophylactic Mastectomy

(MedPage Today) -- Patients may underestimate procedure's negative effects

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