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Weekend Wellness: Carefully consider treatment options when diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just found out I have stage I breast cancer, and I’m trying to decide on the kind of surgery I’ll have. My doctor says I could have either a mastectomy or a lumpectomy. I’m leaning toward a lumpectomy. But how do you know if a lumpectomy [...]

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Tuesday Q and A: Decision to remove breast that doesn't have cancer a personal one

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in one breast. I’m planning to have a mastectomy and breast reconstruction. What are the chances I’ll get cancer in my other breast? I’m trying to decide if I should go ahead with a double mastectomy now. I [...]

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Most Breast Cancer Patients Who Had Healthy Breast Removed at Peace with Decision

More than 8 of 10 say they would make same choice again, Mayo Clinic study finds ROCHESTER, Minn. — More women with cancer in one breast are opting to have both breasts removed to reduce their risk of future cancer. New research shows that in the long term, most have no [...]

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Tissue Testing During Breast Cancer Lumpectomies Prevents Need for Reoperation 96 Percent of Time

Real-time tissue analysis gives Mayo Clinic much lower reoperation numbers than national rate ROCHESTER, Minn. — Unique laboratory testing during breast cancer lumpectomies to make sure surgeons remove all cancerous tissue spares patients the need for a repeat lumpectomy in roughly 96 percent of cases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, [...]

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Mastectomy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Mayo Clinic Dr. Sarah McLaughlin discusses mastectomy. To liste, click the link below. Mastectomy

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In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sarah McLaughlin discusses mastectomy. To liste, click the link below. Mastectomy

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Lumpectomy and Mastectomy

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sarah McLaughlin discusses surgical options for breast cancer. To listen, click the link below. Lumpectomy & Mastectomy

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  On Saturday, June 15, Sandhya Pruthi, M.D., from the Mayo Breast Clinic discusses “The Genetics of Breast Cancer.”  Although many women are still afraid of breast cancer, much has changed in the battle of this dreaded disease.  We will discuss a new genetic blood test that empowers physicians and patients to [...]

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