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Medical Device: Breast Cancer Recovery

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

After a mastectomy, sentinel node biopsy, or breast reconstruction for breast cancer, survivors suffer with scars of surgery, hair loss and sickness from chemo, red skin from radiotherapy and menopausal symptoms from endocrine treatments. And then they are sent home with drains. Post-surgical grenade and Jackson-Pratt drains have tubes and bulbs that hang outside the skin near the surgical incision. …