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Surgery

  1. Breast Cancer: What Happens After Reconstructive Surgery
  2. Breast Reconstruction

    Breast reconstruction surgery involves creating a breast mound that comes as close as possible to the form and appearance of the natural breast.

  3. Breast-Conserving Surgery

    A lumpectomy is a type of breast-conserving surgery in which a cancerous lump and a portion of the breast tissue around the cancerous lump are removed, leaving the breast intact.

  4. Lymphedema Following a Mastectomy

    Whenever the normal drainage pattern in the lymph nodes is disturbed or damaged—often during surgery to remove the lymph nodes—the arm may swell. This swelling, caused by too much fluid, is called lymphedema.

  5. Making the Decision to Have a Mastectomy
  6. Making the Decision to Have Breast Reconstruction After a Mastectomy for Breast Cancer
  7. Making the Decision to Have Breast-Conserving Surgery
  8. Mastectomy

    A mastectomy is a surgical procedure in which all or a portion of a breast is removed as a part of a treatment plan for breast cancer.

  9. Post-Mastectomy Prosthesis

    A prosthesis can be worn against the skin, inside the pocket of a mastectomy bra, or attached to the chest wall. Prosthetic devices are designed to look feminine and be comfortable.

  10. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  11. Surgery for Breast Cancer Treatment

    Surgery to remove as much of the cancer as possible is the primary treatment for breast cancer. Today, women have many surgical options and choices.

  12. Taking Care of Your Incision After Breast Surgery
  13. What to Know About Surgery for Breast Cancer