Recently, I came across a fantastic article about choosing between having a mastectomy versus a lumpectomy for early FBC. Making any one of the seemingly bagillion decisions that have to be made after hearing the words, “You have cancer” can be overwhelming, confusing and twinkie-eating inducing. Just kidding on that last part. Sort of. I don’t allow twinkies in the house. Most of the time.
Anyhoo, Deborah Kotz wrote a super article on yahoo.com about how to decide between a mastectomy and a lumpectomy. I couldn’t have said it better myself, so I thought that I’d share it with you. Hope this is helpful. Actually, I hope that you don’t have to read this post at all!Mastectomy vs. Lumpectomy for Early Breast Cancer: How to Choose
By: Deborah Kotz
Each year more than 200,000 women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, the most common kind, must make myriad treatment decisions. Among them: whether to have a mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery known as ...