I Just Found out That I Need a Double Mastectomy. How Much Will This Cost Without Reconstructing?

I just need a price to have the cancer removed. I do not care about replacement. I have no insurance. Can anyone help?

Doctor Answers 1

Breast reconstruction

First do not delay your treatment too long. Talk with the social worker at your local hospital and see if you qualify for some sort of Medicaid, medicare etc. Other wise the surgery in a hospital for double mastectomy can be very expensive. It also depend on the type of cancer and whether axillary lymph node sampling is needed. You have to think what is the long term treatment for the specific condition, type of cancer, stage and if you need chemotherapy  and or radiation therapy.


Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.