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Analyzing structure of the nipple to understand and fight breast cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Nagoya University From: Nipple-sparing mastectomy is gaining ground as a treatment or preventive measure for breast cancer, given the understandable desire among patients to preserve natural appearance as much as possible. But the precise risk of preserving the nipple is not known as the cancer can spread along mammary ducts and to the nipple. A three-dimensional picture of …