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Should You Consider a Mastectomy?

At age 37, Angelina Jolie had her breasts and ovaries removed in an effort to reduce her risk of getting cancer. The big screen actress, who has a strong family history of cancer, made the decision to have the surgeries after learning that she inherited a mutation of the BRCA1 gene - an indicator [...]

2016-12-08T19:46:56+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Body|Tags: , , , |

Technology Provides Real Time Breast Cancer Detection

A new device, called the MarginProbe™ System, provides surgeons with real-time positive cancer detection for breast cancer patients during a lumpectomy.

2016-12-15T18:33:28+00:00June 25th, 2015|Categories: Body|Tags: , , , , , |

Finding a Positive Attitude, Confidence After Breast Surgery

A research team based at Women & Infants Hospital discovered that a bilateral mastectomy to treat cancer has significant effects on a woman’s sexual pleasure.

2016-12-15T19:28:47+00:00May 26th, 2015|Categories: Body, Mind|Tags: , , , , |