Breast Reconstruction Q&A
DCIS + Breast Reconstruction
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Following a double mastectomy, and then the tissue expander exchange surgery, found a small painful lump.
I had DCIS in left breast and had a double mastectomy with TE that were replaced in May with silicone. At my checkup, I was told to massage my breast... READ MORE
I just recently had bilateral mastectomy with DIEP flap reconstruction. I had DCIS in both and had to stop HRT at time of diagnosis. I went on HRT 6... READ MORE
After stereoscopic biopsy, I have been diagnosed with DCIS, ER+, up to 5cm in left breast. After MRI, no additional findings in right. BS advised... READ MORE
What are the signs or symptoms of DCIS? How is this cancer detected? READ MORE
If you're diagnosed with non invasive DCIS, does it increase the risk of developing an invasive breast cancer later on in life? READ MORE
Have had a silicone breast implant in my right breast secondary to DCIS. I've had it 14 years and have several areas of scar tissue between the... READ MORE
Breast Reconstruction: How can I reduce the risk of a new breast cancer diagnosis or a recurrence after DCIS?
What additional steps can I take to lower my risk of a new breast cancer diagnosis or a recurrence after earlier DCIS treatment. READ MORE
Is it normal for breast reconstruction with implants to feel very firm and cold to touch still 4 years on?
I had bilateral mastectomy with sub pectoral silicone implants (I believe textured) approx 4 years ago. My skin is thin generally and especially there... READ MORE
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