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8 Post-Mastectomy Issues

Many women wonder what to expect post-mastectomy. What are the side-effects? Will there be pain? Here are eight common issues. Learn more.

Never Too Young

At 31, instead of enjoying time with my husband and 5 kids, I was bone tired. Went to the doctor — nothing. My breast started leaking blood. Got a mammogram and was treated like an idiot. The scan showed cysts but I was told, "Come back in a year." I called a surgeon about biopsies — he refused. I gave up. But my husband didn't…

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Why Is This Being Ignored?

This minimally invasive breast cancer treatment lasts 30 minutes, the only after-care required is a Band-Aid, and it's not very costly. Why isn't this in the U.S.?

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