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Breast-Conserving Therapy Versus Mastectomy in Young Breast Cancer Patients Concerning Molecular Subtypes: A SEER Population-Based Study

In Clinical Trials by Barbara Jacoby

From: docwirenews.com ABSTRACT Breast-conserving therapy was once a contraindication in young breast cancer patients (aged ≤40 years). Emerging studies suggest that breast-conserving therapy and mastectomy could achieve similar prognosis in this population. However, the effect of molecular subtype disparity on surgical strategy in these patients remains unclear. Data from 8656 young patients (aged ≤40 years) diagnosed with invasive breast cancer …

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How PRMA Plastic Surgery Is Restoring Breast Sensation Following Breast Cancer Surgery

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: hauteliving.com PRMA Plastic Surgery is one of the leading breast reconstruction centers in the world. Breast Reconstruction is our passion. We specialize in state-of-the art breast reconstruction procedures including DIEP flap, SIEA flap, GAP flap, TUG flap, PAP flap, LTP flap, fat grafting, direct-to-implant, nipple-sparing mastectomy, 3D nipple/areola tattooing and lymphedema surgery. Haute Beauty chats with PRMA Plastic Surgery …

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Rare lymph node transplant reduces breast cancer survivor’s lymphedema swelling by half

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: beaumont.org Beaumont microsurgeon one of a few in state performing procedure Sherry Boston survived breast cancer, a double mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation treatments and breast reconstruction. But, the 49-year-old never expected a swollen arm would cause her so much long-term discomfort. “The swelling kept getting worse,” Boston said. “I wore a therapeutic sleeve during the day, which provided some temporary …

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Long Island doctors perform 1st robotic mastectomy, breast reconstruction in US

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Joe Torres From: abc7ny.com Doctors at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center have performed the nation’s first-ever double mastectomy and breast reconstruction with the precision help of a robot. This weekend, they used the DaVinci robot to perform the first robotic nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) in the United States. The patient, 45-year-old Elodie Trouche, tested positive for the potentially life-threatening …

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Mastectomy vs. Lumpectomy for Early Breast Cancer: How to Choose

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Deborah Kotz From: yahoo.com Each year more than 200,000 women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, the most common kind, must make myriad treatment decisions. Among them: whether to have a mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery known as a lumpectomy. If you’ve been diagnosed with a stage 1 or 2 breast tumor that’s not highly aggressive, you may have been offered …

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Study: Men’s breast cancer tumor types differ

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Kathleen Doheny From: dailyrecord.com Men’s breast cancer differs in some ways from women’s, new research finds. One important difference is in the rates of survival. The study found that while survival for men with breast cancer has improved, it hasn’t kept pace with the strides made in treating breast cancer in women. “Although we saw a significant improvement in …

The Wrong Approach to Breast Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By PEGGY ORENSTEIN From: nytimes.com ONE of the nastier aspects of breast cancer is that it doesn’t have the five-year sell-by date of some other malignancies: you’re not considered “cured” until you die of something else. Although it becomes less likely, the disease can come back eight, 10, even 20 years after treatment. I fell on the wrong side of …

Nick Greiner: I had mastectomy after breast cancer diagnosis

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Paul Farrell From: theguardian.com Former New South Wales premier praised for raising men’s awareness by speaking out Cancer Council Australia has called for greater awareness of breast cancer in men, following Nick Greiner’s revelation that he was recently diagnosed. The former New South Wales premier told the Australian Financial Review how a series of tests had revealed he had …

Largest ever study of male breast cancer treatment shows more mastectomy, less radiation than in female disease

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: YottaFire University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers used data from 4,276 cases of male breast cancer and 718,587 cases of female breast cancer to show that the disease is treated differently in men than in women. Specifically, male breast cancer is treated with mastectomy more often than female breast cancer, and in cases in which locally advanced female breast …

Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds

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From: HealthDay News By Maureen Salamon Breast cancer in men occurs only rarely. But among men who have breast cancer, mastectomy rather than breast-conserving surgery is by far the more common choice, new research shows. Scientists used a national database to compare treatment and outcomes between women and men with breast cancer. They found that males undergo mastectomy surgery far …