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Find out more about which bras to wear immediately after surgery. Our mission is to educate our community about breast cancer detection, treatments and related health matters and provide support services to breast cancer patients, caregivers, family and friends. Women diagnosed with dcis or breast cancer may face a decision about which surgery to have surgery choices for women with dcis or breast cancer you may choose to wear a prosthesis (breast-like form. People with cancer may need prostheses for the breasts, legs, or testicles, or an implant for the penis.
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