With thanks to Dr. Deanna Attai, a California breast surgeon and the new Secretary-Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of The American Society of Breast Surgeons, who posted this on her Facebook page, I’d like to draw your attention to this article in the Seattle Times, by Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer:
Women have new options for breast cancer surgery
Treating breast cancer almost always involves surgery, and for years the choice was just having the lump or the whole breast removed. Now, new approaches are dramatically changing the way these operations are done, giving women more options, faster treatment, smaller scars, fewer long-term side effects and better cosmetic results.
Please read the rest of the article here.