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mastectomy in Hospital topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmastectomymas‧tec‧to‧my /mæˈstektəmi/ noun (plural mastectomies) [countable] 🔊 🔊 medicalMH a medical operation to remove a breast
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mastectomyShe had a mastectomy and says she is now fine.He helped her in a two-year battle against cancer and to come to terms with her double mastectomy.I had my double mastectomy when I was twenty-three.And now state legislators and members of Congress are proposing that insurers pay for two-day stays for mastectomies.Later she had a full mastectomy and was just getting over that when they discovered the cancer had spread to her bones.Greer interviewed a number of women who had had mastectomies.We also sell prosthetics for women who have had mastectomies, so that is a whole other private dressing area.All three had had bi-lateral mastectomies.