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‘Going Flat’ After Breast Cancer

‘Going Flat’ After Breast Cancer

“It’s a tremendous amount to put your body through, and it’s not like we’re going to get our breasts back,” said Rebecca Pine, 40, who decided against reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy.
‘Going Flat’ After Breast Cancer

‘Going Flat’ After Breast Cancer

“It’s a tremendous amount to put your body through, and it’s not like we’re going to get our breasts back,” said Rebecca Pine, 40, who decided against reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy.
After Mastectomies, an Unexpected Blow: Numb New Breasts

After Mastectomies, an Unexpected Blow: Numb New Breasts

Dane’e McCree with her daughters, Marleigh, left, and Brooklyn, in Grand Junction, Colo. “I can’t even feel it when my kids hug me,” Ms. McCree said after a breast reconstruction surgery.
When to Tell Daughters About a Genetic Breast Cancer Risk

When to Tell Daughters About a Genetic Breast Cancer Risk

Alexis Durden (shown here) and her mother, Angela, both of whom tested positive for the breast cancer gene mutation, got matching pink ribbon tattoos.
For Transgender Women, an Extra Dose of Fear

For Transgender Women, an Extra Dose of Fear

Abbie Paige, 59, of Lake Worth, Fla., began transitioning from male to female seven years ago and has undergone several surgeries in recent months.
This Pen Can Diagnose Cancer in 10 Seconds

This Pen Can Diagnose Cancer in 10 Seconds

When it comes to treating cancer, surgeons want to get rid of as much cancerous tissue as possible during tumor removal. Now a new technology—the size of a pen—is attempting to make that easier by
This Pen Can Diagnose Cancer in 10 Seconds

This Pen Can Diagnose Cancer in 10 Seconds

When it comes to treating cancer, surgeons want to get rid of as much cancerous tissue as possible during tumor removal. Now a new technology—the size of a pen—is attempting to make that easier by
Why More Women Are Getting a Double Mastectomy

Why More Women Are Getting a Double Mastectomy

Recent research has shown that despite more having more treatment options, women with cancer in one breast are increasingly choosing to remove both breasts—even though experts in the field say the
Life After a Double Mastectomy at 33

Life After a Double Mastectomy at 33

A young, single New York City woman is diagnosed with the genetic mutation that gave her mother breast cancer. After removing her breasts, unanswerable questions about her future loom large.
Insanity. Doctors performing mastectomies on teen “transgender” girls

Insanity. Doctors performing mastectomies on teen “transgender” girls

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New Approach to Breast Reconstruction May Reduce Pain and Weakness for Some

New Approach to Breast Reconstruction May Reduce Pain and Weakness for Some

Dr. Deborah Cohan, an obstetrician in Berkeley, Calif., reported being able to inhale more deeply than she had in years after breast reconstruction surgery.
New Approach to Breast Reconstruction May Reduce Pain and Weakness for Some

New Approach to Breast Reconstruction May Reduce Pain and Weakness for Some

Dr. Deborah Cohan, an obstetrician in Berkeley, Calif., reported being able to inhale more deeply than she had in years after breast reconstruction surgery.
Living With Cancer: Flat Out: Rejecting Breast Reconstruction

Living With Cancer: Flat Out: Rejecting Breast Reconstruction

Catherine Guthrie chose not to have breast reconstruction surgery because maintaining her upper body strength was more important to her than conforming to the conventions of beauty.