Marc Fernandez, M.D.

General Surgery

When is a double mastectomy recommended?

Is a double mastectomy really necessary? Here's Dr. Marc Fernandez's take on the topic.


Other Videos

  • When is a double mastectomy recommended?

  • Can surgery cause breast cancer to spread?

  • What are the goals of breast cancer surgery?

  • What happens before breast cancer surgery?

  • How should I choose between a lumpectomy and a mastectomy?

  • What is the difference between a lumpectomy and a mastectomy?

  • What should I know about least-invasive breast surgery?

  • How can breast cancer occur after a mastectomy?

  • Why are more women choosing a mastectomy?

  • What are the types and rates of recurring breast cancer?

  • What is staged breast reconstruction?

  • What are the risks of breast reconstruction surgery?

  • What should I ask my doctor before breast cancer surgery?

  • How safe is breast conservation surgery?

  • How often do physicians or breast surgeons follow up with patients?

  • What happens if my biopsy comes back positive for breast cancer?

  • How is breast cancer diagnosed?

  • What should patients expect at their first visit with a breast surgeon?