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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.

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