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Breast Cancer: Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Choosing Breast Reconstruction Surgery

After mastectomy, doctors can sculpt a new breast. The choice to get breast reconstruction surgery is the patient’s personal choice. Read about the decision.

Choosing Breast Reconstruction Surgery

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General Information About Male Breast Cancer

Incidence and Mortality Estimated new cases and deaths from breast cancer (men only) in the United States in 2013:[1] New cases: 2,240. Deaths: 410. Male breast cancer is rare.[2] Less than 1% of all breast carcinomas occur in men.[3,4] The mean age at diagnosis is between 60 and 70 years, though men of all ages can be affected with the disease. Predisposing risk factors [5] appear to include radiation exposure, estrogen administration, and diseases associated with hyperestrogenism,...

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Breast Reconstructive Surgery

This article explains the techniques doctors use in breast reconstructive surgery.

Breast Reconstructive Surgery

 

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Reviewed by Sujana Movva, MD on October 27, 2012
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