Category Archives: breast surgery

Range of Motion – Ongoing

Breast cancer survivors think a lot about range of motion after surgery. This is a good thing; our surgeries for breast cancer are often more extensive and invasive than many cancers. It takes time and patience to regain basic range … Continue reading

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Since returning from India, I’ve been catching up on some of the news that I missed while away. I just came across an article in the Science Times section of The New York Times ( From March 11, 2008, there … Continue reading

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Reconstruction often not discussed with breast cancer patients

Researchers have found that two-thirds of general surgeons do not discuss reconstruction with patients who are eligible for either mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery. Having a discussion about reconstruction greatly increases a woman’s willingness to consider mastectomy. Surgeons were more likely … Continue reading

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