How to use Mastectomy in a sentence
Mary, 73, underwent a mastectomy 23 years ago only for her cancer to return two years later.
For example, you may be able to just have the cancer removed instead of having a mastectomy.
The lump was a grade 5, and she needed a mastectomy straight away.
However, women who define their self-esteem through their body image may have a difficult time following through when treatment includes mastectomy.
The decrease in risk offered by risk-reducing mastectomy or oophorectomy is always expressed over a period of time.Advertisement
Surveillance is initiated and some of the female members of the family elect to have prophylactic mastectomy.
Options after a positive test bilateral mastectomy, but if this option is chosen then logically removal the ovaries should also be considered?
For more advanced disease, a radical mastectomy may be required.
Having had a double mastectomy a few years ago, the recurrence of breast cancer was a horrible blow.
You can use your full weight silicone prosthesis or a swim prosthesis in a mastectomy swimsuit.Advertisement
I think you can probably order mastectomy swimwear over the WWW (maybe even from Lands End ).
Applegate's mother, Nancy Priddy, began her battle with the disease when Christina was just seven years old, making a full recovery after undergoing a partial mastectomy.
He was diagnosed with the disease in 1993 and fought it with a combination of chemotherapy and double mastectomy surgery.
Applegate chose an aggressive form of treatment by undergoing a double mastectomy, even though the cancer was only found in one breast.
You can also get a plus size version or one suitable for mastectomy prostheses.Advertisement
Mastectomy swimsuits can help any woman who's been through breast surgery look and feel more like herself again.
Mastectomy is the medical term for breast surgery, and it involves removing breast tissue where cancerous growths have been detected.
There are several types of mastectomy procedures and they may be performed on one or both breasts, depending on the diagnosis.
A partial mastectomy removes only the affected breast tissue and a small portion of the healthy tissue around it.
A simple mastectomy involves removing the entire breast, nipple and skin.Advertisement
A modified radical mastectomy removes the entire breast, plus the lymph nodes found in the under arms.
A partial mastectomy may be barely noticeable, but a simple or modified radical mastectomy can cause a dramatic change in a woman's body shape, and in her perception about herself.
Mastectomy swimsuits and bras both work similarly.
Mastectomy swimsuits are cut to give more coverage on the upper torso, and therefore more control to keep the prosthesis in place.
Mastectomy swimsuits are available in one pieces, two pieces and plus size swimwear.Advertisement
Mastectomy swimsuits really don't look different from other types of swimwear.
Amoena's 2007 collection of mastectomy swimwear offers many wonderful choices.
A stunning choice of versatile mastectomy separates that you can mix and match to create an entire swimsuit wardrobe.
The tangerine and white scroll print mastectomy bikini is too cute to pass up.
Anita's purple print mastectomy bikini is a great choice for women who have only had a partial breast removal.
We've shown just a few samples of mastectomy swimwear available, but as you can see, fashion is definitely not sacrificed to function.
Bottom line, mastectomy swimsuits and bras can give women who have had breast surgery a way to feel more confident about their figures again.
If you've had a mastectomy you can definitely still look hot in a swimsuit.
They carry separates, cover-ups, chlorine-resistant suits for a regular pool-swimmer, suits that can be worn if you have had a mastectomy and many more.
We went to the White House and fit Nancy Reagan for her first State dinner after her mastectomy.
Whether you're a woman who's had a mastectomy or a transvestite who wants to look more the part, you need quality foam breast forms.
Mastectomy Solutions - This is a site especially for women who have survived cancer and have undergone either a partial or double mastectomy.
After a mastectomy, women often supplement their wardrobes with garments like a mastectomy camisole.
A medical mastectomy camisole will have two leisure form pads tucked inside an inner pocket where the breasts are located.
A mastectomy camisole is the ideal garment for wearing under suits at work or with jeans in a casual environment.
Pajama mastectomy camisoles often have a built-in bra, relieving you of the need to insert breast forms into the top.
Buying mastectomy garments may seem daunting or even scary.
Mastectomy camisoles provide comfort after breast surgery and wearing one will help you regain your confidence.
Strapless mastectomy bras are not easy to find.
Strapless mastectomy bras are bras with removable shoulder straps and designed to hold one or two specially created breast forms or breast prostheses.
The American Cancer Society recommends using an experienced and certified mastectomy fitter for your prostheses and post-surgical bras.
American Breast Care, one of the leading manufacturers of post-surgical bras, has a seamless and strapless t-shirt mastectomy bra available at Sylene.
If you've had a breast surgically removed and want to save some money on your post-surgical lingerie, wholesale mastectomy bras may be for you.
Mastectomy bras, also known as post-mastectomy bras, are used by women who have had one or both breasts surgically removed because they either have breast cancer or are at a very high risk of developing it.
Women can be fitted for a breast form and a mastectomy bra at the same time at a specialty lingerie shop or boutique.
Breast forms can either be worn inside of a mastectomy bra or be adhered to your skin.
Nowadays, mastectomy bras come in various sizes, colors and styles, and look similar to any other type of bra.
Mastectomy.com offers a "fitting experience," selling several different styles of mastectomy bras.
Park Mastectomy Supply has bras that start at $29 and come in black lace, seamless t-shirt and sports bra styles, as well as front closure.
The company even sells one of the newer designs, a strapless mastectomy bra, made by American Breast Care.
Lucy's Breast Forms sells some beautiful and sexy mastectomy bras starting at $25.
It doesn't matter if you've had a simple, modified radical or radical mastectomy on one or both of your breasts.
After a mastectomy and biopsy, it was confirmed that Lyon not only had breast cancer but that the cancer had progressed to Stage III.
After the 2005 diagnosis, Lyon underwent a modified radical bilateral mastectomy, which involved removing both of her breasts and 29 of her lymph nodes.
Kylie revealed that she had cancer in May 2005 and two days later had a partial mastectomy in Australia.