Mastectomy and Breast Cancer

Posted on February 16, 2018

One thing a breast cancer diagnosis can mean is considering a mastectomy. Women with breast cancer find themselves making decisions about surgery and reconstruction. That's why it's so important to connect with a community of women facing the same situation.

On MyBCTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with breast cancer, members often talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Mastectomies are one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about mastectomies:


Here are conversations that have taken place about mastectomies:


Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyBCTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A MyBCTeam Member said:

I honestly didn't feel anything much except tightness across my chest. The pain and burning was in my armpit where I had all the lymph nodes out. The… read more

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