noun, plural mas·tec·to·mies. Surgery.
Origin of mastectomy
Examples from the Web for mastectomy
Contemporary Examples of mastectomy
Then, in 2000, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a mastectomy, beating cancer again.Meet ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Director Sam Taylor-Johnson: The Cancer-Surviving Badass
June 20, 2013
She was the first in her position to announce that she had breast cancer, revealing the details of her mastectomy in 1974.A Fabulous First Lady
July 9, 2011
After breast cancer left her with a mastectomy, she went through a period of soul searching—then got back on stage.The Stripper Who Lost a Breast
August 21, 2009
Historical Examples of mastectomy
I ask your support for bipartisan legislation to guarantee that a woman can stay in the hospital for 48 hours after a mastectomy.
noun plural -mies
The surgical removal of a breast.