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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Unpleasant: Mastectomy is done for tumors of the breast. It is not something looked forward to. The result depends upon the extent of the tumor, adjacent sprea ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience in Breast Surgery
General anaesthesia: Football-shaped incision encompasses nipple, breast tissue dissected off pec muscle, armpit lymph node (sentinal node)sampled, if positive for metasta ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Individualized item: A mastectomy bra is usually fitted by a lady who is a trained specialist and is able to measure each patient and determine their size and options. It ... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Breast removal.: The standard surgical treatment for breast cancer, modified radical mastectomy, involves removal of all breast tissue including the nipple and areola, ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience in Breast Surgery
Differently: Some seem not to be bothered at all. These generally include the elderly. Younger women tend to undergo a grieving process but this can be significa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Pahnke
43 years experience in Surgical Oncology
By selling products: Most have been trained on the job by a mentor some actually have had themselves a mastectomy or lumpectomy for even better first hand advise the m ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience in Breast Surgery
Specialty store: There are bra specialty store that do fittings. The american cancer society has resources. Nordstrom 's has products as well. Your oncology team or n ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
A helper: I believe that what you are describing is a person who herself may have had mastectomy surgery or someone who is familiar with a breast prostheses tha ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Holmes
Specializes in Breast Surgery
Two hours on average: The actual length of the operation depends on the type of mastectomy performed and the type of lymph node procedure that is performed at the same time ... Read More

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