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...

doctor1 MD

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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