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Bedford Breast Center

Are Breast Cancer Surgeons Removing Women’s Nipples Needlessly?

Many breast surgeons continue to remove the nipples when performing mastectomy—resulting in disfigured breasts and a loss of self-confidence for the patient. The good news is, there is another option available. Learn more about nipple-sparing mastectomy below. What Is Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy? Most breast cancers can be treated without removing the nipples. A nipple-sparing mastectomy is …