Mastectomy

More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting To 'go Flat' After Mastectomy

THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- When journalist Catherine Guthrie learned that she would need to have a mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis, she was shocked by what seemed like a cursory explanation from her surgeon about what would happen...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Financial Toxicity Linked To Qol After Breast Cancer Surgery

TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 -- Financial toxicity (FT) is associated with worse quality of life (QOL) for breast cancer patients after mastectomy or lumpectomy, according to a study published online Dec. 11 in the Journal of the American College of...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Mastectomy May Lead To Chronic Opioid, Benzo Use

(MedPage Today) -- About one in seven women who are prescribed opioids and other drugs to ease pain after mastectomy and reconstructive surgery became long-term users of the medications after surgery, researchers reported at the virtual 2020 San...
Related topics: Chronic Pain, Medical Research

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Why This Detransitioning Uk Woman Sued A Gender Clinic

A female information technology engineer in London, for whom doctors prescribed testosterone injections and a double mastectomy for her gender dysphoria, had her day in court this month against the gender clinic where she received treatment. At...

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Oncologic Outcomes No Worse With Newer Mastectomy Methods

(MedPage Today) -- For breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT), long-term oncologic outcomes for immediate breast reconstruction with nipple- or skin-sparing mastectomy were comparable to total mastectomy without...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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Double Mastectomy Linked To Sexual, Body Image Issues In Young Women

(MedPage Today) -- The choice to undergo more extensive breast surgery such as bilateral mastectomy had short- and long-term effects on body image, sexual health, and anxiety for young women with breast cancer, especially in those who avoided...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Anxiety, Cancer, Oncology

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Kayleigh Mcenany Shares Mastectomy Story During Rnc

During her Republican National Convention speech on Wednesday night, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany shared that when she was 21, her doctor let her know that she had tested positive for the BRCA2 gene mutation, giving her a much higher...
Related topics: White House, Genetics

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Sil Shames Breast Cancer Survivor For Showing Up To Their Sons' Practice Without Her 'boobs'

Post by Lauren Gordon. In the United States about 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. One of the most aggressive ways to remove the cancer is to undergo a mastectomy, which many women opt for as a failsafe against future growths. For...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Factors Tied To Hormone Therapy Use After Oophorectomy Id'd

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2020 -- Age at surgery, education level, and preventive mastectomy are associated with hormone therapy (HT) use after preventive oophorectomy in BRCA mutation carriers, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in...
Related topics: Hormones, Genetics, Medical Research

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Animal Crossing Now Lets Players Add Acne, Tattoos, Mastectomy Scars - Cnet

From C-section scars to cellulite, players can use new design codes to personalize their character.
Related topics: Acne, Tattoos

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Terry Crews' Wife Rebecca Is Cancer Free After Double Mastectomy

Rebecca King-Crews, the wife of America’s Got Talent host and Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Terry Crews, is officially cancer free after undergoing a double mastectomy. The 54-year-old singer revealed the news in an interview with People and her...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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The Best Mastectomy Bras

Breast cancer surgery changes our bodies, but not our desire to look and feel like ourselves. The best mastectomy bras accommodate post-surgery needs.
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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"a Woman Who Was Diagnosed With Stage Iv Terminal Breast Cancer At The Age Of 41 Has Opened Up...

"... in the new six-part podcast Dying for Sex.... Molly underwent a double mastectomy, radiation, chemotherapy, and reconstructive surgery while fighting for her life.... Molly was put on a hormone therapy that [would supposedly] 'squash' her...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Podcasts, Chemotherapy, Hormones

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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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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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Surgery May Boost Outcomes In Common Form Of Advanced Breast Cancer

TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 -- A new study may help resolve a longstanding debate around the impact of surgery for a common form of advanced breast cancer. The study found that mastectomy may indeed boost the chances of survival for women with stage 4...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Debate

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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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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
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