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Cutting Out Breast Cancer: What is 'nipple sparing mastectomy?'

The procedure is called the "nipple sparing mastectomy,"

The procedure is called the "nipple sparing mastectomy," and involves removing breast tissue and replacing it with an implant, leaving the skin and nipple in place. (June 24, 2013 7:09 PM)

News 12 Westchester is taking a look at a technique that helps high-risk women greatly lower their chances of getting breast cancer.

The procedure is called the "nipple sparing mastectomy" and involves removing breast tissue and replacing it with an implant, leaving the skin and nipple in place.

Andrea Ziltzer, of Briarcliff Manor, was at high risk for breast cancer and underwent...

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