Age 65-74 + Breast Reconstruction

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Will Medicare Cover Reconstruction After Mastectomy Even if You Are over 70 Years Old?

For patients over 70 years of age who have a mastectomy, will Medicare cover reconstructive surgery at an older age? READ MORE

I Am 68 Had a Mastectomy 6/2008 Reconstruction 5/2009 Developed Pseudomonas Had Implant Removed 12/2009. Should I Try Again?

I Am 68 Had a Mastectomy 6/2008 Reconstruction 5/2009 Developed Pseudomonas Had Implant Removed 12/2009.  Should I Try Again? READ MORE

Should I have breast reconstruction at my age, after mastectomy? I'm 65 years old

I am a 65 year old woman with moderate sized breasts. I am having a mastectomy on right breast due to DCIS, Stage 0. I am considering breast... READ MORE

Had mastectomy with implant.Implant removed -never closed completely.Will have radiation.What options remain for reconstruction?

After 9 weeks,implant was removed. Radiation will be to breast and lymph nodes.not sure that I want to undergo DIEP flap due to age(65). Not... READ MORE

I had a Mastectomy with silicone implant. Incision hasn't closed & continues to drain 8 weeks post op. What should be done?

I am 65years old, completed chemo 12 weeks ago and had a complete response,no other health issues.my plastic surgeon feels I was not having enough... READ MORE

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