‘I couldn’t be more thankful’: Man, 26, who tried to kill himself with a shot to the chin after years battling depression receives face transplant in 25-hour surgery

Cameron Underwood was 24 when he tried to take his own life with a shotgun in June 2016  He had battled depression for years and had been drinking all day A year-and-a-half later he had surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center’s new face transplant unit His donor was 23-year-old Will Read more…

Mastectomy Procedure Steps

Mastectomy refers to the surgical removal of one or both breasts, partially or completely. A mastectomy is usually carried out to treat breast cancer. People at high risk of developing breast cancer may undergo the procedure as a preventive measure. Similar breast surgery is the lumpectomy. Lumpectomy is the surgical Read more…

Cancer survivor goes viral after sharing photo of herself nursing her 10-day-old son after losing one breast to the disease

A breast cancer survivor has gone viral after sharing this powerful photo that shows her breastfeeding her baby son while proudly displaying the scar from her mastectomy. 32-year-old Bo Smith from Sugar Land, Texas, posted the powerful photo of her with 10-day-old son James on Facebook and wrote: ‘Never be ashamed of a scar’. “Never Read more…