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Breast Cancer Management

Source : http://www.news-medical.net/health/Breast-Cancer-Management.aspx
The mainstay of breast cancer treatment is surgery. Adjuvant hormonal therapy (with tamoxifen or an aromatase inhibitor) is given when the tumor expresses estrogen receptors or progesterone receptors.
Chemotherapy is given for more advanced stages of disease. Monoclonal antibodies are sometimes used, especially for HER2-positive tumors.

After Surgery

Date: 16 Aug 2010
Source: http://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/breast-cancer-breast-health/treatment...
Everyone reacts differently, but there are some common after effects following surgery.
Nausea
You may feel sick after surgery due to the anaesthetic. This should pass within a day or two. If you know anaesthetics make you sick tell the anaesthetist first.
Unusual sensations
Pins and needles, burning, numbness or darting sensations in the chest area and down the arm on the operated side are quite common and can go on for weeks or even months.
Scars

20% Of Breast Implants Removed Within 10 Years

Article Date: 23 Jun 2011 - 10:00 PDT
Source: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/229469.php
Women who have breast implants need to know that the risk of complications and having them removed or replaced grows with time, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) announced. 20% of women who received breast augmentation implants will have to have them removed within 10 years of the procedure. For breast reconstruction the figure could be as high as 1 in every 2 within ten years.

Cryosurgery Of The Cervix - Cryotherapy

Updated November 04, 2009

Source: http://womenshealth.about.com/cs/surgery/a/cryosurgtherapy.htm
By Tracee Cornforth
Cervical cryosurgery or cryotherapy is a gynecological treatment that freezes a section of the cervix. Cryosurgery of the cervix is most often done to destroy abnormal cervical cells that show changes that may lead to cancer. These changes are called precancerous cells. Your gynecologist will probably use the term cervical dysplasia.

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