Radial Scars - breastcancer.org

Oct 16, 2018 · When radial scars are large enough to be picked up by a mammogram, they can look like breast cancer. Scars that are larger than 6-7 millimeters (mm) have a better chance of containing cancer cells or atypical hyperplasia (overgrowth of abnormal cells). Biopsy is ……

Scarring and Breast Cancer Treatments

Jul 17, 2019 · Scarring caused by breast cancer treatments can be distressing. It can affect your body image and, in doing so, create problems with intimacy and relationships. If your scars are bothering you a lot, ask yourself whether the emotional scars of treatment may be playing a role. It sometimes helps to speak with a therapist who can help you ...…

Caring for scars after breast cancer surgery Breast Cancer ...

Mar 08, 2017 · Scars are a natural part of the body's healing process but they can cause irritation and some find them unsightly, as Clinical Nurse Specialist Rachel Rawson (pictured) explains. She also talks about caring for scars after breast cancer surgery. People often call our Helpline asking how to look after their scars following breast cancer surgery.…

Breast Cancer Surgery - Home - Stryker Hidden Scar

Hidden scar breast cancer surgery. It’s important to treat the disease and be cancer free. It’s also important to think about the long-term effects after the cancer is gone. Consider how your breasts will look after surgery, their shape and scars. You have a choice in breast cancer surgery, one that leaves no visible reminders. See your options…

The SCAR Project

"A visual world few have seen where grace, guts, pain, and femininity all cross paths to expose a deeply moving side of humanity."-LIFE "The SCAR Project is a shockingly raw, yet strikingly beautiful, photo series that shows a side of breast cancer we're not used to seeing: the reality."…

Mastectomy Mastectomies for Breast Cancer

Mastectomy is breast cancer surgery that removes the entire breast. A mastectomy may be done: When a woman cannot be treated with breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy), which spares most of the breast.; If a woman chooses mastectomy over breast-conserving surgery for personal reasons.…

Other Non-cancerous Breast Conditions and Lumps

These are some of the less common types of benign (non-cancerous) tumors and conditions that can be found in the breast. Radial scars. Radial scars are also called complex sclerosing lesions.They’re most often found when a breast biopsy is done for some other purpose. Sometimes radial scars distort the normal breast tissue.…