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How long does recovery from a mastectomy take?

Cindy Martin Profile
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Learning About Breast Cancer over 8 years
  • Ana Naluh Andrade Profile
    Étude du cancer du sein
    Normally 3 weeks to remove the drains. After that it goes fast because hurts way less without the drains. If you aren't doing reconstruction, in around 6 weeks you'll be done.
    over 8 years Comment Flag
  • Christel Stryker Profile
    Étude du cancer du sein
    Thank you, Ana, I have now decided not to have implants which will hopefully shorten my recovery time. Hope you are doing well!D!
    over 4 years Comment Flag

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