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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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Early Stage Breast Cancer (Stage I and II)

Surgery is recommended as the primary treatment of breast cancer in pregnant women. Since radiation in therapeutic doses may expose the fetus to potentially harmful scatter radiation,[1] modified radical mastectomy is the treatment of choice. Conservative surgery with postpartum radiation therapy has been used for breast preservation.[2] An analysis has been performed that helps to predict the risk of waiting to have radiation.[3,4] If adjuvant chemotherapy is necessary, it should not be given during...

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Breast Reconstructive Surgery

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

Breast Reconstructive Surgery

 

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Sujana Movva, MD on October 29, 2014
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