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Mastectomy

Mastectomy is the surgical procedure to remove one or both breasts, partially or completely. Mastectomy is usually done as a preventive measure to eliminate the possibility of breast cancer development rather than treating it. In recent years, more women and some men believed to be at high risk of breast cancer have resorted prophylactic mastectomy to prevent breast cancer.

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