Tools for Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Decisions Tools for Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Decisions
More women are opting to undergo this procedure to help reduce the risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. What tools are available to help them make an informed decision?Journal of Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

' The Diagnosis I Told My Family Saved Their Lives '
In late 1974, I sat in our wood-paneled family room, watching the news as Betty Ford revealed to the world that she'd had breast cancer and a mastectomy. I called out to my mother in the kitchen, "Mom! What's a mastectomy?" My mother had a long history of being unable to speak of female body…#bettyford #lindapressman #nursenavigator #worldwarii #skokie #arizona #jewish (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors removed detransitioner's breasts after she admitted feeling suicidal
Laura Becker, from Wisconsin, is one of a growing number of young women and girls who are being given mastectomies - or 'top surgery' - after being diagnosed with gender dysphoria. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

My mastectomy left me feeling half the woman I used to be
After her surgery, Ishbel Moore was walking down the hospital hallway when she came to a junction. To her left was labour and delivery. To her right was palliative care. It felt like a metaphor for Ishbel’s life in that moment – somewhere between motherhood and death. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Low Risk of ALCL With Postmastectomy Implant Reconstruction Low Risk of ALCL With Postmastectomy Implant Reconstruction
The finding comes from the first study of the risk of developing anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ACLC) after implant reconstruction following a cancer-directed mastectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Better Imaging Allows More Women to Opt for Breast-Conserving Surgery
FRIDAY, Dec. 9, 2022 -- Mastectomy has long been the standard of care for certain breast cancer patients, but it still may be more extensive than many women need, a new study suggests. Researchers found that many women who have two or even three... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 9, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Trans child surgery has risen 13 TIMES in last decade at some US hospitals
In what is believed to be the largest study of its kind, researchers looked at the number of mastectomies in a major health system in California since 2013, and found a 13-fold increase. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preop Cryoneurolysis for the Treatment of Pain after Mastectomy Preop Cryoneurolysis for the Treatment of Pain after Mastectomy
Mastectomy carries a high risk for transitioning from acute to chronic pain. Might percutaneous cryoneurolysis be safe and effective for improving analgesia after mastectomy?Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Optimal Radiation Regimen When Breast Cancer Recurs? Optimal Radiation Regimen When Breast Cancer Recurs?
Overall, the study highlights the efficacy of lumpectomy plus radiation as an alternative to mastectomy for recurrent disease. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 18, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

A Swimsuit Model Shares Her Mastectomy Scar
Kelly Crump never expected to be a model in this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, and she definitely never thought she would be the first-ever cancer patient to show a mastectomy scar in its pages. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Women Lack Information on Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
Survey shows women may not be fully knowledgeable of reconstruction options, as well as financial, emotional impact (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 28, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Surgery, Institutional, Source Type: news

Many Women Lack Information on Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2022 -- Many women may not receive adequate information to evaluate how breast reconstruction surgery may impact them physically, financially, and emotionally, according to the results of a survey conducted by the American Society... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nerve-Freezing Technique Staves Off Post-Mastectomy Pain
(MedPage Today) -- NEW ORLEANS -- Percutaneous cryoneurolysis applied immediately before breast surgery helped to control acute pain and stop the progression to chronic pain, according to one center's pilot study. Adults randomized to cryo before... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - October 24, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

What Not To Say To Someone Who Got A Mastectomy
Even the best intentions can backfire sometimes. Here's a guide on how to really offer support after the breast cancer procedure. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

12 Things You Shouldn’t Say To Someone Who Got A Mastectomy
Even the best intentions can backfire sometimes. Here's a guide on how to really offer support after the breast cancer procedure. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news