Mastectomy

What is Mastectomy?

Mastectomy is the removal of breast gland tissue. It can be a complete or partial removal of breast tissue.

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I am waiting for biopsy results for a birads 4 suspected DCIS presenting as a 2cm linear enhancement. I am BRCA1 positive and had already decided...

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Dear Ma'am,

Sorry to hear about your problem. Double mastectomy is one of the options to reduce the risk of breast cancer in a patient who is BRCA...

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AFTER A MASTECTOMY, IS CONTINUED USE OF LETROZOLE BEYOND 5 YEARS OF ANY VALUE TO THE...

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Brief Answer:
Should only be used for 5 years

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Hi

After a mastectomy letrozole should only be continued for 5 years and its use...

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I have had a mastectomy two years ago and now I am having painful lumps in the size range of 1 to 1.4 cms. I have a pet scheduled tomorrow. My...

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Hi,
You have not mentioned the cause of mastectomy done in the past.
Now to find out the cause go for Mammography.
Consult surgeon and get...

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Hi I am currently attending hospital after being diagnosed with breast cancer, in the last 6 weeks I ve had wide local excision 3 times, margins...

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Hi my name is moon.I had a bilateral mastectomy and lymph node removal on my left side. I recently have a small cut on my left hand and I m not...

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I am 35 year old female. I am 5 8 and 160lbs. 6 years ago I had a bilateral mastectomy, and 5 months ago I had a bilateral oopherectomy. Recently I...

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I am 68 yr old white female. Right side mastectomy 15 yrs ago, Now left breast has painful burning for past 5 days.--no lumps felt. Yearly...

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Dear Doc Trust this gets you well. I have been diagnosed with “ INVASIVE DUCTAL CARCINOMA – GRADE II” in my left breast at around 2.0 clock...

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I have found blood on my pillow off and on. and sometimes on my bed for the past few months. Last time this happened for over a year, I thought it...

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My aunt had a mastectomy a couple of years back, and now it appears like a relapse. Of course, she is consulting specialists in XXXXXXX but I...

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