Mastectomy - discharge

Breast removal surgery - discharge; Nipple-sparing mastectomy - discharge; Total mastectomy - discharge; Simple mastectomy - discharge; Modified radical mastectomy - discharge; Breast cancer - mastectomy -discharge

You had a mastectomy. This is surgery that removes the entire breast. The surgery was done to treat or prevent breast cancer.

Now that you're going home, follow the surgeon's instructions on how to care for yourself at home.

When You're in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home

Activity

Wound Care

Managing Your Pain

Follow-up

When to Call the Surgeon