DCIS + Breast Reconstruction

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Tissue Expanders After Mastectomy?

I had dcis in one breast and a bilateral mastectomy 4 weeks ago. The P.S. has put in about 100 cc of saline so far. I am having lots of pain from the... READ MORE

Fat Necrosis 12 Months Post-op, DCIS Bilateral Mastectomy?

Good day How likely is it for fat necrosis to occur 12 months post op? I had DCIS in left breast, oestrogen +, nodes clean. I opted to have a... READ MORE

Can Fat Grafting Be Safely Performed in DCIS After Lumpectomy and Radiation?

I had DCIS, lumpectomy and rads in 2008. In 2011 I had tissue expanders and exchange after six months of painful expansion. Six weeks later the wound... READ MORE

Breast Lift and Reduction in One Breast and Implant in the Other?

In 2003 I was diagnosed with DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ) of my right breast. I had two lumpectomies done which left my right breast a lot smaller... READ MORE

Reconstruction Options for Very Thin Mantle Radiation (30 Yr Ago) Patient with DCIS?

Now 5'3"/~90 lb. Even when 105 I was a B- at most. Bilateral mastectomy, due to my hx & mother's breast CA, set for 3/6/12. Two... 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

I am undergoing a nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy in 11 days. Are tissue expanders a must?

I have been diagnosed with DCIS and am undergoing a nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy in 11 days. I have been told I can go directly to silicone... READ MORE

Could a fat graft feed cancer cells left after DCIS treatment?

Just came from seeing my BS. I asked about fat grafting and she says that she doesnt recommend it with my DCIS as there is reason to believe that it... READ MORE

DCIS Question Regarding Margins and Recurrence to Scar After Mastectomy?

I had high grade extensive DCIS with paget's breast cancer. I had mastectomy and path report says, "extremely close margins superior. . ." .4 mm).... READ MORE

Have you carried out this procedure and what success rate is there?

I had DCIS 5 years ago. half my left breast was taken Surgically and the area was radiated. my surgeon would like to lift my nipple, up and in, to... READ MORE

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