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Leoma Lovegrove: After cancer surgery, Matlacha artist is painting again and feeling positive

Leoma Lovegrove: After cancer surgery, Matlacha artist is painting again and feeling positive Leoma Lovegrove knew something was wrong — despite what her doctor told her. Then an MRI revealed her worst fear: She had breast cancer. Check out this story on ...

Source: The News-Press
Published: 12 Dec 2018

What You Need to Know About Breast-Reduction Surgery

From the time we’re young girls, women are socialized to believe that busty is beautiful. Disney cartoons, with their voluptuous (yet somehow incredibly thin) princesses, video game vixens with cartoonish proportions (here’s lookin’ at you, old ...

Source: SheKnows
Published: 10 Dec 2018

One Breast Implant, Two Prices—It Depends On Who’s Paying

Kim Daniels didn’t have to pay a penny for her double mastectomy or the reconstructive surgery she had after treatment for breast cancer in June 2018. Her health insurance, PennCare, administered through Independence Blue Cross in Pennsylvania ...

Source: The Daily Beast
Published: 10 Dec 2018

For Younger Cancer Patients, Mastectomy vs. Breast-Conserving Surgery

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Younger breast cancer patients who have one or both breasts removed have lower levels of satisfaction and well-being than those who have breast-conserving surgery, a new study finds. The study included 560 women ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Breast Cancer Surgery Choice May Affect Quality of Life in Younger Patients

Younger patients with breast cancer who underwent lumpectomy had better quality of life (QOL) than women who had a mastectomy, according to study findings presented during the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). “Historically, about 75 ...

Published: 07 Dec 2018

Regular Exercise Benefits Breast Cancer Survivors Post-Surgery

SAN ANTONIO – Regular exercise programs appear to have a beneficial impact on heart health and weight reduction among breast cancer patients – if they get moving after surgery, researchers reported here. In a controlled trial in which patients were ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Monmouth Medical Center clamps down on doctor's bid to perform robotic breast surgery

Monmouth Medical Center clamps down on doctor's bid to perform robotic breast surgery Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch says it needs further review before it will allow robotic breast surgery. Check out this story on ...

Published: 11 Dec 2018

Becky Lynch Disses Charlotte Flair Over Breast Implant Surgery?

Charlotte Flair and SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch continued their feud on Twitter today as the two took shots at each other. One of Becky’s tweets knocked Flair for missing one month of time on SmackDown, an apparent reference to Flair ...

Source: 24Wrestling
Published: 08 Dec 2018

Chemo Before Surgery for Aggressive Breast Cancer May Cut Death Risk

Data presented Wednesday at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium suggests that chemotherapy before surgery might improve the prognoses of patients with aggressive breast cancers, but the ...

Source: Rivard Report
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Summit Medical Group Arizona Adds Breast Surgery Services, Introduces Ronald Bauer, MD, FACS To Glendale Practice As Its First Breast Surgeon

GLENDALE, Ariz., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Cancer Society, there are an estimated 5700 new female breast cancer cases in Arizona in 2018. Furthering its commitment to ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 03 Dec 2018

Mom Endures Painful Breast Infection, Surgery to Continue Nursing — Now Has 'A' and 'D' Cup Sizes

Five weeks into nursing her newborn son Knox last spring, Summer Pointer noticed her breast getting red and hard. The diagnosis: mastitis. “My obstetrician prescribed me an antibiotic, but it ...

Source: People
Published: 30 Nov 2018

Surgery or Endocrine Therapy for Early Breast Cancer in Older Women?

What is the preferred treatment of older women (> 70 years) with early breast cancer? In a report published in the British Journal of Surgery, the authors used cancer registration data to analyze survival in 10,087 estrogen-positive women treated with ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 07 Dec 2018

SABCS: Axillary RT as Good as Surgery in Breast Cancer

SAN ANTONIO -- The 10-year follow-up of the controversial AMAROS study appeared to confirm that irradiating the axilla after a positive sentinel node diagnosis is as good in preventing breast cancer recurrence as lymph node dissection, and reduced the risk ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Scientists develop system to rapidly and accurately detect tumor margins during breast cancer surgery

Scientists from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR), Osaka University, and collaborators have developed a new rapid and inexpensive way to accurately detect the margins between cancer ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 30 Nov 2018

British woman dies of a blood clot after breast augmentation

Beautician Louise Harvey, 36, died 17 days after having breast augmentation surgery, The Sun reports. Coroner Yvonne Blake said Harvey, complaining of breathing problems, collapsed at her home in Norwich, England. The BBC reports that she was a patient of ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 30 Nov 2018

Can Radiotherapy Reduce the Need for Axillary Surgery?

More than 80% of both groups underwent breast-conserving surgery as their baseline treatment, and approximately 60% received chemotherapy. The median number of sentinel nodes removed was 2 in both groups. The 10-year cumulative rate of axillary recurrence ...

Source: Cancer Network
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Choice of surgery may affect quality of life for young breast cancer survivors

SAN ANTONIO --Even as more young women with breast cancer opt to have mastectomies, many experience a persistent decline in their sexual and psychosocial well-being following the procedure, as detailed in new research by Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Surgery choice affects quality of life among younger patients with breast cancer

SAN ANTONIO — Local therapy decisions appeared to significantly affect quality of life among young breast cancer survivors, according to study results presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Patients who underwent mastectomy reported poorer ...

Source: Healio
Published: 07 Dec 2018

EZbra Breast Dressing Makes US Debut at Premier Aesthetic Surgery Conference

-First all-in-one breast dressing addresses unmet needs of breast and chest procedure recovery- TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EZbra Advanced Wound Care ltd., developer of a ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 29 Nov 2018

System can rapidly and accurately detect tumor margins during breast cancer surgery

Scientists from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR), Osaka University, and collaborators have developed a new rapid and inexpensive way to accurately detect the margins between cancer and non-cancerous tissue during breast surgery. Their system ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 30 Nov 2018

Mum dies 17 days after breast enlargement surgery

A young "devoted" mother-of-three has died from a blood clot 17 days after undergoing breast enlargement surgery. Louise Harvey, 36, of Norwich, died on 5 July after she had the operation in London. An inquest into her death was opened in Norwich on ...

Source: Sky News
Published: 29 Nov 2018

Surgery choice could affect quality of life in people with breast cancer

In a new study, researchers found that younger breast cancer patients who underwent mastectomy reported lower breast satisfaction and poorer psychosocial and sexual well-being compared with those ...

Source: Knowridge
Published: 09 Dec 2018

Charlotte Flair responds to Becky Lynch’s recent jab about her breast impant surgery

Becky Lynch continues to be one of the best wrestler accounts to follow on social media. Her Twitter game has reached a new level since she turned on Charlotte Flair in WWE storylines. Last week ...

Source: Wrestling News
Published: 09 Dec 2018

Breast implant injuries hidden as patients' questions mount

Makers of breast implants were required to track patients and their health. But for more than a decade, manufacturers with high numbers of recurring problems — in the case of implants, ruptures that required surgery to remove — were allowed to report ...

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Carson City Firehouse Subs fundraiser Tuesday to benefit local breast cancer patient

The longtime Nevada resident has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. Holly recently had surgery to remove the tumors, but she still has a long road to recovery ahead. Holly is a loving ...

Source: Carson Now
Published: 11 Dec 2018

DBT-guided breast biopsy earns high marks in new study

Prone stereotactic (PS) vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB) has replaced surgical excision for diagnosing findings identified at mammography, but it also has some significant limitations. Does digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT)-guided VABB provide ...

Source: Radiology Business
Published: 05 Dec 2018

How getting breast-reduction surgery helped me lose 50 pounds and changed my life

Growing up, being overweight and having rather large breasts caused me many problems. When I was 18 years old, I got breast reduction surgery. The recovery process wasn't easy, but I wouldn't change a thing. Since getting the surgery, I have been able to ...

Published: 28 Nov 2018

DIEP flap breast reconstruction surgery offers non-implant option after mastectomy

October has become synonymous with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, stimulating a discussion of innovations in care, prevention and procedures in the treatment of this disease. For over 10 years, Dr. Anureet Bajaj has been setting standards for one of the ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 14 Oct 2018