Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Age 35-44 + Breast Reconstruction
I'm 35 years old and in two weeks, I'll have Mastectomy of left breast and immediate Breast Reconstruction with implant-expander. The PS told... READ MORE
I am 38 years old diagnosed with breast cancer,had chemo before surgery and I am going to have a double mastectomy with immidiate reconstruction the... READ MORE
I am 35 years old had lumpectomy and radiotherapy 10 years ago. 2 kids later. now would like implants. is it possible that my 'ok' breasts... READ MORE
I am a 40-year-old woman with a lean athletic build. I went through a lumpectomy in 2005 due to a tiny, grade 3 cancer found. I had chemo and radio... READ MORE
I am 35, having a unilateral mastectomy, no chemo, no radiation. I've received two different opinions from board certified plastic surgeons about... READ MORE
I am a 36 yo thin, healthy, small breasted, BRCA1+ woman. I am planning a prophylactic nipple sparing double mastectomy. Because I am healthy, my... READ MORE
Thank you all Dr's for my previous question.An update to my Q I am 38 ,did chemo for breast cancer before surgery,have to do double mast. and... READ MORE
I have been classified as very high risk (42%)for getting breast cancer. I have not dealt well with all the worry and testing the past 1 and 1/2 years... READ MORE
Had double mastectomy 3 wks. Ago had expansions put in was expanded on Monday have pain is it normal? I had cancer in both breasts am 41 yrs. Old... READ MORE
I am 41 years old, was diagnosed with DCIS last year and had lumpectomy without radiation. I am considering a unilateral mastectomy for the breast... READ MORE
I am going to have a consultation for a breast lift with implants. I am 44, 5'6 and weigh 140 lbs. My problem is asymmetry and sagging due to age and... READ MORE
I am 43 yo. In 5/2010 I underwent bilateral mastectomies due to breast cancer. My breast reconstruction w/ implants failed due to staph infection and... READ MORE
Pocket is Stretched to 450cc Nipple and Skin Sparing Mastectomy is D Cup Possibly Fat Grafting Only?
35, due to family history and gene I underwent a n& s sparing mastectomy. I have 450CC implant: D cup. I prefer natural tissue: I will undergo fat... READ MORE
I am 41, need bilateral mastectomy then 5 weeks of radiation. PS recom. dorsi flap rather than expanders. Does this sound good?
I went to one plastic surgeon who recommended dorsi flap reconstruction due to the fact that I need radiation and he felt it would be a better choice.... READ MORE
I am 43 years old, had bilateral simple mastectomy with immediate reconstruction with expanders. i will be having the expanders removed in 3 weeks,... READ MORE
I had reconstruction one right side with the silicone implant placed in early 2003. For past 6 months I have experienced tightness that feels like... READ MORE
I am 40 yr old & 5 yrs post elective mastectomy w/ reconstruction. Began w/ saline implants. However, tissue on the R side grew into the valve... READ MORE
I am 37 and have had a previous lumpectomy then radiation. What's my best option for reconstruction after double mastectomy?
I am unsure what to do. it has been 3 years since my radiation and chemo. My mother now has breast cancer and I have chosen the mastectomy as my... READ MORE
Cancer in my left breast (in situ and invasive) in 2007 when I was 35. The lump was removed and got my result BRCA1+. (Photo)
I had double mastectomy and radiation to the left side as the tumor was too close to the chest wall (surgen removed part of my chest muscle too). I... READ MORE
I had a bi-lateral mastectomy on 9/10/14 & I am healing very well. Could you give me an idea if I would possibly achieve a DD?
My nipples were saved and I underwent breast reconstruction directly after my surgery with alloderm tissue expanders. I am 44 yrs old, 5'7" & weigh... READ MORE