Sometimes folks stay away from medical care because they fear what they might find. And a lump in the breast can be a scary thing indeed. But does finding a lump mean you have breast cancer?
Women who have undergone a lumpectomy or mastectomy often choose to have breast reconstruction surgery. How does it work?
While breast cancer is typically thought of as a women's issue, men can get breast cancer too. The oft-cited statistic, that 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer in the span of their lifetime, just doesn't tell the whole picture.
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Women who have a higher risk of developing breast cancer may consider preventative mastectomy, or the removal of the breasts, as a tool to help them avoid the disease. What happens during and after mastectomy? Can it really help prevent cancer?