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3-D Tattoos Latest Tool in Breast Cancer

A woman who watched her 30-year-old sister and father die of breast cancer decided she’d do anything to prevent the same thing from happening to her, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. But that meant undergoing a double mastectomy. 
 
She said that when she heals from her reconstructive surgery, she’s going to participate in a growing trend recommend by her plastic surgeon: getting a 3-D nipple tattoo, which looks more lifelike than a flat tattoo. 
 

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