Bernard Fisher, father of breast surgery, turns 100 this month

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Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary...

When breast cancer is diagnosed, evaluation of the lymph nodes of the armpit, called "axillary lymph nodes" is performed during clinical examination as part...

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Survey Reveals Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Face Major Financial Stress Due to Treatment...

A new nationwide analysis of more than 1,000 people living with metastatic breast cancer from 41 states reveals significant cancer-related financial burden known as...

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Survey Reveals Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Face Major Financial Stress...

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What to Consider Before You Get Breast Implants

Breast implants are prosthetic devices that are implanted under the breast tissue or under the chest muscle to increase breast size (augmentation mammoplasty) or...

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Ultrasound-Guided Core-Needle Biopsy Superior to Fine Needle Aspiration for Determining Axillary...

When breast cancer is diagnosed, evaluation of the lymph nodes of the armpit, called "axillary lymph nodes" is performed during clinical examination as part...

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A breast surgeon is a surgeon who has a strong commitment to the evaluation and care of patients with benign (noncancerous) and malignant (cancer)...
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