Breast Cancer + Breast Implant Removal

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Will Insurance Pay to Have Breast Implants Removed After Breast Cancer?

I had a bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction after breast cancer. i am unhappy and concerned with the safety. will insurance pay for the removal... READ MORE

Will Removing my Breast Implants Make Detecting Breast Cancer More Difficult?

I have one deflated implant. It is starting to bother me. I was trying to wait until I had the money to have a lift and have them replaced, but I can... READ MORE

Removal of implant after mastectomy. Would this require hospitalization and drains, or could it be an outpatient procedure?

Left breast cancer, mastectomy, chemo, radiation. 2 yrs later removed right breast (no cancer), silicone implants both sides. Soon cancer side... READ MORE

Is Capsulectomy necessary?

Hello, I am a healed breast cancer patient who is scheduled to have an explant of my sub-muscular, saline implants next month. I got my first set of... READ MORE

Can someone give me guidance in having explant removal?

I have had saline implants since my breast cancer surgery in 1996. In Dec of 2013, at the suggestion of my doctor, I had them removed and replaced... READ MORE

Is this normal? Open wound after Breast Implant Removal.

Stage 3 breast cancer 4/2012. Chemo 4/2012-10/2012. Mastectomy w/expander 12/2012. Expander migrates out of place. 5.5 wks of radiation. Silicone... READ MORE

Does leaving the capsule in increase odds of breast cancer going undetected?

I am having my implants removed the capsule is staying. I have read that leaving the capsule in can make cancer hard to detect? Is this so? And how... READ MORE

4 Years post reconstructive surgery: Implants have ruptured - could this be causing the pain and itching? (Photo)

In 2010 I had reconstructive surgery for breast cancer. It was non evasive so I had a radical with both breast removed so I would not have to go thru... READ MORE

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