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Does FTM/N Top Surgery eliminate the risk of breast cancer?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 30 July 2019
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30 July

Top surgery is one of the most important milestones in any trans man or non-binary individual’s life. By eliminating the presence of traditionally feminine breasts, it can help you live a more comfortable and confident life in your chosen gender identity. It is generally thought that the risk of breast cancer is diminished by having top surgery since the procedure removes breast tissue. Less breast tissue means that there is less tissue for cancerous cells to grow in. However, while FTM/N chest surgery greatly reduces the risk of breast cancer developing, it is not a 100% guarantee. Breast cancer can…

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23 July

Will I Need To Continue Breast Cancer Screening After Top Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 23 Jul 2019

For many transgender males or non-binary people, getting top surgery is one of the most important steps in their physical transition. Female-to-male top surgery is a surgical procedure that completely removes the excess breast tissue…

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15 May

How Do I Know Which Implant Size Is Right For Me?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 15 May 2019

MTF (male-to-female) top surgery is an integral part of the transition for many transwomen, as it helps fulfill their vision of attaining a feminine figure. For those that have looked into the process, you may…

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16 April

How Much Pain Can I Expect After Top Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 16 Apr 2019

Getting female-to-male (FTM) top surgery done is a milestone procedure for many transmen. It gets them one step closer to being comfortable in the skin they’re in and gives them the opportunity to live their…

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5 April

Which FTM Top Surgery Procedure Is Right For Me?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 5 Apr 2019

For a lot of transmen, getting FTM top surgery is key to achieving a masculine physical appearance that aligns with who they are inside. By removing excess breast tissue, chest masculinization is a great way…

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