21 Year Old Girl Loses Breast After Being Diagnosed with Rare Cancer

Devin (BG nickname devindeborah) is a 21 year old girl from Michigan. At age 20, Devin was diagnosed with an extremely rare breast cancer, that normally would only rarely be seen in elderly women. One year ago next month, Devin had a full left mastectomy (breast removal) followed by radiation treatment. She denied the chemotherapy … Continue reading “21 Year Old Girl Loses Breast After Being Diagnosed with Rare Cancer”

Indian Teen with Breast Lump Treated with Periareolar Surgery

An Indian girl in her late teens developed a lump in her left breast that caused unpleasant looking deformity of the breast. The lump was not painful so she was hesitant about seeking medical attention because she feared that her breast would look worse if it had scars. As the breast grew more deformed, she … Continue reading “Indian Teen with Breast Lump Treated with Periareolar Surgery”

Photos of Women with Amputated Breasts

Mastectomy aka Breast Amputation or Breast Removal is a surgical procedure done to treat breast cancer. I can imagine breasts are a very important part of a woman’s appearance as their size and shape are noticeable even on a fully clothed woman (as opposed to say – labia the size of which is nigh impossible … Continue reading “Photos of Women with Amputated Breasts”

Rare Photos of Cancer Patients from the 1800s

Cancer is without doubt one of the most frightening diseases. About 600,000 people die from cancer each year in the USA alone, with 7.6 million losing their life to the disease annually worldwide. Global cancer toll is high, but it’s still not what it could be had medical research not progressed the way it did. … Continue reading “Rare Photos of Cancer Patients from the 1800s”

Early Medical Photography (Late 19th to Early 20th Century B&W)

It’s been a while since we’ve had any ancient, Black and White photos on Best Gore so let’s fix that. This is a collection of Early Medical Photography from mid 19th century (circa 1843) till mid 20th century (circa 1939). All photos are in Black and White and bear certain atmosphere that is just difficult … Continue reading “Early Medical Photography (Late 19th to Early 20th Century B&W)”

Photo of Large Breast Cancer Tumor after Mastectomy

Woman who was the owner of this breast severely neglected the cancer tumor that has developed on her breast and allowed it to grow into an unbearable size. Doctors were still able to save her life with mastectomy – surgical removal of her breasts, but still… she should have been doing her due diligence and … Continue reading “Photo of Large Breast Cancer Tumor after Mastectomy”