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Mastectomy

This page provides information about mastectomy, the removal of breast tissue to treat or prevent breast cancer. Learn about the different types of mastectomy, woman’s options for reconstruction, and potential risks with breast surgery.

Review Date: March 26, 2013

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

National Directory of Breast Professionals

This site lets you search for breast professionals and centers in your area.

Review Date: March 22, 2013

National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc.

Preventive Mastectomy: Questions and Answers

This document discusses preventive mastectomy--a surgical procedure for the removal of one or both breasts to prevent or reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

NIH National Cancer Institute

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