Articles Tagged: modified mastectomy

7 Reasons to Choose Elective Mastectomy

Elective MastectomyIf you have been diagnosed positive for breast cancer you may have been told about treatment options one of which was elective mastectomy procedure. Before making a tough decision you may want to learn more when selecting elective mastectomy maybe beneficial:

1. Family History of Breast Cancer

If you have a family history of breast cancer then an elective mastectomy may be the right option in many cases.

Double Mastectomy Surgery: Pros and Cons

Double Mastectomy SurgeryDouble mastectomy surgery has both advantages and drawbacks, and if you are considering this procedure then you should do the research before making a final decision. Whether you are considering this surgery as an elective, because breast cancer runs in your family and you are at a high risk for this disease, or it is necessary due to cancer being detected in both breasts, you do have choices. Double mastectomy surgery can have many benefits for some women, but for others it may be unnecessary and extremely invasive.