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In this story, Cosmopolitan.com spoke with three anonymous women, age 26, 33 and 42, about their relationships with their bodies and their experiences of sex and love after mastectomy. In this candid interview, each woman answers questions about: [1] When … Continue reading

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Following up his speaking appearance yesterday at the International Surgical Week Congress 2013 in Helsinki, Finland, peer-recognized breast cancer expert Dr. Jay K. Harness presented instruction to an international audience of surgeons on Monday, August 26, on the topic of … Continue reading

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There was a time when breast cancer was discussed in whispers. Mastectomies, rarely mentioned. Not anymore. On the heels of Angelina Jolie’s revelation that she had a preventive double mastectomy, talk of this very personal procedure has never been so … Continue reading

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Breast cancer afflicts women of all backgrounds, but minority patients still receive worse care than their white counterparts, says Dr. Rache M. Simmons, Chief of Breast Surgery at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, in this column published in The … Continue reading

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Dr. Jay K. Harness, a peer-recognized breast cancer surgeon, will be speaking tomorrow, July 20, at Breast Cancer Coordinated Care, otherwise known as BC3, an interdisciplinary medical conference hosted in Washington, DC. Dr. Harness will speak on the topic of … Continue reading

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The public discussion of breast cancer prevention and treatment often overlooks a topic of importance to women – the physical and emotional impact created through the loss of a breast. Any woman’s life changes when she hears the words, “you … Continue reading

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Women needing a lumpectomy or mastectomy to treat their breast cancer also have a procedure known as a nipple sparing mastectomy as a safe surgical option, confirmed by a newly released study from researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center. Nipple … Continue reading

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According to numerous reports, including those of the New York Times and MSNBC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reaffirmed its position that silicone-gel breast implants are “safe and effective for their intended use,” although the agency is looking for … Continue reading

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