Breast reconstruction with patient's own tissues leads to better satisfaction

 A new study has revealed that it leads to better satisfaction when patient's own tissues are used for reconstruction of breast than implants for women who have undergone mastectomy.

`It is a myth that a woman diagnosed with breast cancer will have a family history of the disease`

As per statistics, as many as 1.6 million cases are reported annually. In rural India, 1 in 60 women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime, whereas in cities 1 in every 28 women is likely to suffer from the disease.

Women who`ve had mastectomy can wear swimsuit!

Going on a holiday soon after mastectomy and dreading the thought of wearing a swimsuit? No need to worry as there is the right swimwear for you.

Angelina Jolie `getting ready` for hysterectomy now

Angelina Jolie is reportedly "getting ready" to undergo a hysterectomy, a year after she had a double mastectomy.

Surgery was `right choice` for family, says Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie says having a double mastectomy last year was "the right choice" for her family.

Angelina Jolie`s preventive mastectomy fails to raise knowledge of breast cancer risk

Angelina Jolie`s announcement of undergoing preventive double mastectomy heightened has not translated into increased understanding of breast cancer risk, according to researchers.

Angelina Jolie`s cancer doc reveals pioneering procedures used during mastectomy

Angelina Jolie`s cancer doctor Kristi Funk has revealed that she created pioneering pre and post-surgery procedures to make sure her famous patient was more than happy with the results of her double mastectomy earlier this year.

Brad Pitt reacts to Melissa Etheridge`s Angelina Jolie double mastectomy comments

Brad Pitt has come out in defence of Angelina Jolie after Melissa Etheridge criticized her decision to get a preventative double mastectomy.

Angelina Jolie thanks fans for support on 1st red carpet appearance post mastectomy

Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance, after revealing the news about her undergoing double mastectomy last month, at her fiance Brad Pitt `s zombie thriller ` World War Z.`

IN PICS: Angelina Jolie makes first public appearance post double mastectomy

Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance at Brad Pitt`s zombie thriller `World War Z’ premiere after recently undergoing double mastectomy.

Nano-ray of hope for Breast Cancer sufferers

Angelina Jolie’s recent double mastectomy has highlighted the debate on breast cancer.

Angelina Jolie`s aunt dies from breast cancer

Angelina Jolie`s aunt lost her battle with breast cancer on Sunday, just about two weeks after the actress revealed that she had undergone a double mastectomy to reduce the risk of developing the deadly disease.

I live for Angelina Jolie, kids, says Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt says he was wasting his life on drugs before he met Angelina Jolie. The actor admits he now lives for his partner and their six children.

Frankie Boyle sparks outrage with new joke about Angelina Jolie

Frankie Boyle, who targeted Angelina Jolie last week by tweeting that she should sell her body for sex, has raised eyebrows with a second sick joke about the actress.

I can tell my children they won`t lose me to breast cancer, says Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie, who underwent a double mastectomy operation recently, has admitted that she is very happy with her decision as she can now tell her children that they don`t need to fear about losing her mother because of breast cancer.

Angelina Jolie to play own mum in new biopic

Angelina Jolie, who recently got a double mastectomy and wants to get her ovaries removed next, is all set to portray the role of her own mother, Marcheline Bertrand , who died of ovarian cancer in 2007, in a new biopic.

Giuliana Rancic keen for second child

American celebrity Giuliana Rancic, who underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, wants to have another baby.

Breast cancer patients who don`t have mastectomy `likelier to survive`

Women with breast cancer have a better chance of surviving breast cancer if they don`t have a mastectomy, a major study has found.

Kathy Bates undergoes mastectomy to remove breast cancer

Oscar-winning actress Katy Bates has undergone a double mastectomy to remove breast cancer.

1 in 5 women with breast cancer need reoperation after conserving surgery

One in five women with breast cancer who opt for breast conserving surgery rather than a mastectomy have a reoperation.