Who’s a Candidate for Skin-Sparing Mastectomy?
Regarded as more than a source of infant nutrition, women’s breasts are often viewed as symbols of femininity.
A cancer diagnosis can strike an emotional blow. Firstly, it forces women to face their own mortality. Secondly, a woman can’t help but wonder about post-operation disfigurement. So self-esteem is a valid concern to be addressed by oncologists and surgeons.