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I Had Breast Reduction on a Breast That Had Radiation, wont Heal, drains & Smells Bad?

I had breast cancer on the right breast and had it removed (lump ) then lots of radiation which caused the inplant to leak. So they removed the... READ MORE

Impact of Prior Breast Reduction on Cancer-related Mastectomy with Immediate Reconstruction?

I am one of the few whose breast reduction pathology found DCIS-grade 3 comedo+necro ER+ HER+ in rt breast (no assessable margins). Considering... READ MORE

If I Get Breast Tissue Removed As a Cancer Preventative and then Augmentation How Will That Look?

I'm a 29 year old female who is extremely high risk for breast cancer. i.e mother and grandmother died of it at young ages. My doctor is recommending... READ MORE

How Will Past Radiation and the Number of Cc's Injected in TE Affect the Decision for the Size of Permanent Implants?

My tissue expanders are now at 450 cc's (radiated 18 yrs. ago) and 550 cc's on the non-radiated side. This is my 2nd occurrence of early breast cancer... READ MORE

I have multiple cyst in my breast. What is the risk of them becoming cancerous?

I have 1cyst, 1 nodule, 1 complex, 1 septated cyst in the right breast. I have very small breast. I would like to know if I can remove them all at one... READ MORE

How soon after chemotherapy can I do my final implants?

I had a mascectomy and reconstruction in November. I ended up with ovarian cancer in December and since have been undergoing chemo and doing the... READ MORE

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