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  1. Mastectomy Learn what a mastectomy is and how it is done.
  2. Exercises After Mastectomy
  3. Mastectomy: Returning Home Learn how to take care of yourself at home after having a mastectomy.
  4. Mastectomy (Removal of the Breast) for Breast Cancer Discusses breast cancer surgery. Covers simple mastectomy, modified mastectomy, and radical mastectomy. Also discusses preventive mastectomy. Covers what to expect after surgery. Looks at risks. Links to info on breast reconstruction.
  5. Thinking About Bilateral Mastectomy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
  6. Deciding About Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy Compare the pros and cons of having breast reconstruction after mastectomy.
  7. Breast-Conserving Surgery (Lumpectomy or Partial Mastectomy) for Breast Cancer Discusses lumpectomy and partial mastectomy, two types of breast-conserving surgery. Covers what is done and what to expect after surgery, including having radiation therapy. Also looks at risks.
  8. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast Reconstruction After a Mastectomy? Guides through decision to have breast reconstruction after a mastectomy. Describes what options are available for breast reconstruction and how it is done. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  9. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast-Conserving Surgery or a Mastectomy for Early-Stage Cancer? Guides you through decision about which surgery to have for early-stage breast cancer. Lists benefits and risks of both mastectomy and breast-conserving surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  10. Lumpectomy: Returning Home Learn how to take care of yourself at home after having a lumpectomy.
  11. Lumpectomy Learn what a lumpectomy is and how it is done.
  12. Tissue Flap Surgery for Breast Reconstruction Discusses breast reconstruction surgery done after mastectomy. Covers two ways of doing the surgery: pedicle flap and free flap. Looks at types of flap surgery: TRAM, latissimus dorsi, DIEP, SIEA, TUG, and gluteal free. Covers what to expect after surgery and risks.
  13. Shoulder and Arm Exercises After Breast Surgery Learn exercises to reduce stiffness and soreness and get your shoulder and arm back to normal.
  14. Breast Cancer: What Should I Do if I'm at High Risk? Guides you through testing and treatment choices if you're at high risk for breast cancer. Covers extra checkups, medicines, and surgery. Lists reasons for and against for each option. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  15. Breastfeeding After Breast Surgery
  16. Breast Cancer Provides info on breast cancer for women who have been diagnosed for the first time. Discusses symptoms and how breast cancer is diagnosed. Covers mammogram and clinical breast exam. Discusses treatment options, including mastectomy and chemotherapy.

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