Lumpectomy + Breast Reconstruction

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How Long Should Tissue Expanders Be in Place?

I had bi-lateral mastectomy and am in reconstruction now with tissue expanders. I heard the muscle contracts down and makes them smaller in the end. I... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction After Lumpectomy and Radiation?

Is it possible to have Breast reconstruction after a lumpectomy and radiation? READ MORE

Breast Implants After Lumpectomy and Radiation?

Do you recommend breast implants after a lumpectomy and radiation? If so, what type of implants and what are the pros and cons of this type of... READ MORE

Fat Transfer to Even out Breasts After Lumpectomy?

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

Breast Shrinkage 10 Years After Radiation for Breast Cancer?

Hi there. My mom is a 10 year breast cancer survivor treated with lumpectomy and radiation. She has recently noticed the treated breast has shrunk in... READ MORE

Reconstructive Options for Lumpectomy?

I am having a lumpectomy on three lumps in my breast. They are not cancerous. I have a small B breast right now, and am nervous about how they will... READ MORE

Can Inverted Nipple After Lumpectomy Be Repaired?

Is it possible to to repair a nipple that has turned inward during a lumpectomy? READ MORE

What is the Best Reconstructive Option for my Lumpectomy/Radiation?

In June/06 I had a lumpectomy w 2 levels of lymph nodes removed, followed by 21 treatments of radiation. I would like to slightly enhance and be as... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction Cost: $13,000 Fair Price?

I got a quote of 13,000 for implants, a lift and fixing of some scar tissue on my right breast due to two lumpectomy's. I'm going to have both... READ MORE

Does Medicaid (IDPA) Cover Reconstructive Surgery After Lumpectomy?

I have illinois medicaid or IDPA and had a lumpectomy oct of 2010 due to 2 lumps. my right breast since the surgery is now a cup size different than... READ MORE

Hematoma 1 Day Post-Lumpectomy

 Post- Lumpectomy, Grapefruit Sz Hematoma Drained 24hrs Ago and is Back. Help! It Hurts. READ MORE

Can I Have Plastic Surgery to Fix a Lumpectomy Depression Before Having Radiation?

I had a lumpectomy and re-excision on one breast about 8 weeks ago. I am currently having chemotherapy and am scheduled to begin radiation in April.... READ MORE

Mastectomy and Reconstruction Following Radiation

I had a lumpectomy and radiaiton 18 years ago and 9 years ago (first left, then right breast).1 year ago I was genetically tested and carry the BRAC1... READ MORE

Areola Reduction and Nipple Repositioning Possible?

I had a lumpectomy and removal of 3 lymph nodes and radiation on the left side that left me with pulled-in, nasty scars, and a nipple that faces to... READ MORE

Is There Something I Can Do to Relieve Breast Pain from "Post Surgical Change"?

I had a minor lumpectomy 10 years ago to remove a benign cyst. It was done by a general surgeon at a small local hospital. Approx 2 months post... 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

Cell-enhanced Breast Reconstruction Post Lumpectomy?

What can you tell me about cell-enhanced reconstruction? Would you recommend this specific procedure for a woman who has undergone a lumpectomy and... READ MORE

Are Behind the Pectoral Muscle Breast Implants Ok After Lumpectomy, with or Without Radiation?

I've been recently diagnosed with Stage 1 DCIS, and going to undergo lumpectomy. Dr. doesn't think radiation will be necessary. Can I still have... READ MORE

Reconstruction for a double lumpectomy/no cancer, not covered by insurance?

Had a double lumpectomy 10 days ago. The 2 golf ball sized tumors turned out to be non cancerous. My once DD breasts now have 2 huge dents and little... 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

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