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Reclaiming Your Chest After Breast Cancer

Posted October 26, 2018 in Breast Reconstruction

By Claire Crosser, Front Desk Coordinator After a mastectomy or lumpectomy, breast reconstruction can help restore the look and feel of your breasts.Plastic Surgery Specialists offers complete services for breast reconstruction surgery including procedures that can utilize breast implants and/or your own tissue (flap techniques).Know your reconstruction options by discussing your health goals with your […]

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Find Healing Through Breast Reconstruction

Posted October 10, 2016 in Breast Reconstruction

One in every eight American women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer at some point in her life. For many of these affected women, treatment will require a mastectomy or double mastectomy to remove the breast(s) and fully eliminate the cancerous tissue from the body. While this treatment may heal the body, it can […]

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Two Approaches to Breast Reconstruction

Posted January 28, 2016 in Breast Reconstruction

Women who have had to undergo surgery for breast cancer can experience emotional healing with breast reconstruction. Using different surgical approaches, breast reconstruction can reconstruct one or both breast masses and nipples after they have been surgically removed. Below are the two main approaches to breast reconstruction and the candidates best suited for each type. Autologous […]

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Angelina Jolie’s Mastectomy and How to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

Posted July 02, 2013 in Breast Reconstruction, Health and Beauty

On May 14, 2013, The New York Times published an article in The Opinion Pages section of the newspaper written by actress and director Angelina Jolie titled “My Medical Choice,” wherein she disclosed her decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy. She underwent a double mastectomy after discovering that she carries a mutated “breast cancer […]

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High Risk Breast Cancer Patients Benefit from Preemptive Mastectomy

Posted September 02, 2010 in Breast Reconstruction

A new study of women with the “breast cancer gene ” (BRCA1 & BRCA2) confirms that pre-emptive surgery to remove the breasts and ovaries in women with BRCA genes can sharply reduce the risk of contracting cancer and dying.

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