New mastectomy surgery will leave minimal scars
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A breakthrough medical technology will lend new hope to breast-cancer patients. "Hidden Scar," a minimally invasive surgery, means some patients will not have to undergo a radical mastectomy and reconstruction.
The end result? Patients have only a small scar left behind that is not visible to the naked eye.
Along with that - the removal of cancerous tissue and new implants takes place at the same time in the operating room.
Learn more on this episode of SciTech Now airing Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. on KLRN.