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Let's break down the realities of breast cancer treatment and reconstruction

Emily F. Marcinkowski, MD

/ by UK HealthCare

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, affecting about one in eight. If this is you or someone you love, you may be wondering a lot of things. Do I only need surgery? Will a mastectomy cure me? Can I even afford breast reconstruction?

To learn more about breast cancer treatments, we talked to surgical oncologist Dr. Emily Marcinkowski of the UK Markey Cancer Center's Comprehensive Breast Care Center. She shares some of the options regarding breast cancer treatment, clarifies misconceptions surrounding survival rates and explains the reality of reconstruction.

Listen to this month's edition of Cancer Conversations on Talking FACS below.

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