Experiencing Surgery for Breast Cancer – My Cancer Advisor

Experiencing Surgery for Breast Cancer

Dec 29 2010
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Surgical Removal of Non-Cancerous Breast or Ovary Decreases Mortality Rate

Expert Analysis Highlights: There is continued evidence that prophylactic removal of the breast and ovaries decreases mortality rate This subject is not without controversy, but results of studies hav...

Jul 7 2010
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The Day Before Surgery
Jun 15 2010
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In the Operating Room: Breast Reconstruction Surgery

There are many options for breast reconstructive surgery. One of the more popular is the TRAM flap, especially for a woman with excess belly fat or an abdomen that has been stretched out by pregnancy....

Jun 14 2010
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Nipple-sparing Mastectomy

This video segment discusses nipple-sparing mastectomy for breast cancer by surgical oncologists from Case Western Reserve Hospital. This procedure is not applicable for most women facing a total mast...

Feb 11 2010
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Navigating Through The Complex Decisions of Breast Cancer Surgery

In this blog, I reference three medical articles that provide important information about how breast cancer patients can navigate through a very complex decision-making process and arrive at a treatme...

Feb 3 2010
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Breast Reconstruction Options Are A Personal Choice

In many of my blogs about breast cancer treatment options, I have emphasized the importance of patient-based, doctor-guided decision-making. This video, from Beth Israel Medical Center, nicely illustr...

Jan 3 2010
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Why Did Christina Applegate Decide To Have a Double Mastectomy?

I recently saw a re-run of an interview on Oprah with Christina Applegate, and she explained why she chose a double mastectomy for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer. I cannot share the Opr...

Dec 29 2009
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Congresswoman Shultz On Talking With Her Kids About Her Breast Cancer

This is an inspiring and informative interview with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Florida) and Robin Roberts of Good Morning America. She shares her experience and discusses how she approa...

Jun 21 2009
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Important Information When Considering Breast Cancer Surgery

For women who are considering surgery for breast cancer, this is a nice video showing anatomy of the breast and lymph glands in the armpit as well as basic elements of breast cancer surgery. Here̵...