Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
63 Results Related to "Breast Reconstruction"
Anesthesia for Breast Cancer Surgery
Anesthesiologists make sure that patients with breast cancer are safe and comfortable both during and after surgery, tailoring sedation to your needs.
Lymphedema occurs when the lymphatic system does not drain properly.
Breast Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
Methods for detecting and treating breast cancer are continually improving. Today, patients may be offered a variety of treatment options to suit their goals and needs.
For women who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy, breast reconstruction surgery helps restore the appearance of the breasts.
Breast Cancer Surgery
Women and men who are diagnosed with breast cancer have several surgery options to consider. Find out more about how breast cancer is treated.
Cancer (oncologic) surgery is one of three main treatments for cancer along with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Malignant tumors are removed during open surgery.
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
A rare but aggressive form of breast cancer.
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Everyone is born with two genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2 and, in most cases, these genes function normally. However, women and men can be born with genetic mutations in these two genes, which increases their lifetime risk of different cancer types.
Immunotherapy works in one of two ways—it can boost mechanisms of the immune system so that it has more strength to fight cancer cells. Or, it can target and destroy certain receptors on cancer cells to prevent them from outsmarting the immune system.
Benign Breast Findings
Sometimes radiologists see something on a screening mammogram that could end up being completely normal, but that needs to be further tested to be sure.
A breast biopsy is a procedure where a piece of tissue is removed and sent to a lab to be evaluated to determine if it is cancerous or benign.
Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer
Patients with breast cancer may require radiation treatment to the breast, chest wall and lymph nodes.
Breast Cancer Screening
Breast cancer screening is crucial for women's health. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women and the second deadliest, after lung cancer.
3D Printing for Biopsy Evaluation
3-D imaging technologies can help guide the removal of a sample tissue for biopsy, making in-depth tissue analysis easier and more accurate.
Hypofractionated Radiation for Breast Cancer
Hypofractionated radiation therapy is a treatment for patients who have had breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer.
Diagnosing Breast Cancer
Breast cancer patients may not know that a pathologist is the doctor responsible for diagnosing them and identifying the best treatment.
Metastatic Brain Tumors
When cancer cells from another organ spread to the brain, the result is called a metastatic brain tumor. This is the most common type of brain cancer.
If cancer runs in your family, or you are at high risk because of your age or other factors, talk to your doctor about cancer screenings.