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Vanderbilt surgeons lead nation in study to restore sensation in breast tissue

May. 23, 2019—Study examines if cadaver nerve grafts can restore breast tissue sensation after mastectomy and reconstruction.

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More breast cancer patients opting for mastectomy, Vanderbilt study finds

Nov. 19, 2014—Far more breast cancer patients are choosing to undergo mastectomy, including removal of both breasts, instead of choosing breast conservation surgery even when they have early stage disease that is confined to one breast, a Vanderbilt study shows. In the past decade, there have also been marked trends toward higher proportions of women opting for...

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