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Skin-Sparing and Nipple-Sparing Mastectomies
02 Apr 2016

Skin-Sparing and Nipple-Sparing Mastectomies

Surgery is a nerve-wracking experience. Unfortunately, few surgeries can compare to a mastectomy, the removal of a body part so frequently tied to a woman’s sexuality. A woman may feel very vulnerable, even knowing the option for breast reconstruction, because nothing can give back what the surgeon cuts off really. However, that’s what makes skin-sparing and nipple-sparing mastectomies interesting for eligible women. Traditional mastectomies remove...

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Nipple and Areola Reconstruction — The Final Step
20 Feb 2016

Nipple and Areola Reconstruction — The Final Step

Regardless of the method a woman chooses, nipple and areola reconstruction can help a breast cancer patient feel comfortable with her new breasts. For women who’ve faced breast cancer, nipple reconstruction is one more way to take charge.   The nice thing about nipple/areola reconstruction is there’s no urgency–a woman can make the choice whenever she’s ready. Some women find they are content without having...

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