Mastectomy + Breast Reconstruction

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Double Mastectomy and Breast Implants Cost?

Around how much would a double mastectomy and breast implants cost without insurance?   READ MORE

Cup Size After Mastectomy with Saline Implants?

I will be having a right simple mastectomy. I'm a "A" cup, and I'd like to have an idea about the cup size I would have after... READ MORE

Breast Lift of Good Breast After Unilateral Mastectomy?

I'm 35 years old and in two weeks, I'll have Mastectomy of left breast and immediate Breast Reconstruction with implant-expander. The PS told... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take Implants to Look "Normal" After Reconstruction Surgery?

Hello, I am 27 years old - 5' 3" 155 lbs. Medium frame. I recently had a bilateral mastectomy and went thru the tissue expansion process and... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction After Radiation?

I have undergone the first stage of breast reconstruction after a double mastectomy. I will be getting the expanders removed in 2 weeks with implants... READ MORE

After Bilateral Mastectomy, my Expanders Are Excruciating

I Was a 34A at Best. I am afraid my body is too small to accommodate the smallest expanders available, and I am seriously thinking of ending the... READ MORE

Medical Insurance and a Prophylactic Mastectomy

I have a very very strong history of breast cancer in my family.My maternal grandmother died from breast cancer and so has my maternal aunt.My mother... READ MORE

Back of Arm and Armpit Complete Numbness After Bilateral Mastectomy

I had a double mastectomy on 4/30 & on my left side had 11 nodes removed. On that side the backside of my arm and armpit are completely numb. I... READ MORE

Skin and Breast Shape Changes After Radiation Treatment

Currently I undergo radiation tx after unilateral mastectomy which has been about 2 months ago. My plastic surgeon is great and satisfied with the... READ MORE

Is Fat Transfer Only for Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction an Option?

I'm currently halfway through chemo for breast cancer; the plan is for bilateral mastectomy afterwards. I'm quite intrigued by the total fat... READ MORE

Mastectomy and Reconstruction w/ Memory Gel Implants

I am going to have prophylactic mastectomy with reconstruction. The plastic surgeon that I've consulted told me that he uses gummy bear implants.... READ MORE

What Determines the Mastectomy Scar Placement?

Why are all of the photos I've seen of mastectomy scars across the upper part of the breast? and why can't they be lower and curved like the... READ MORE

Scar Treatment After Mastectomy?

I have bright red scars after a mastectomy 2 months ago. They are flat and not painful but wider than I would have liked. Is there a treatment that I... READ MORE

750cc Implant Size After Double Mastectomy

I had a double mastectomy a few months ago (after testing positive for the gene). I've had the expanders in since surgery and am getting ready for... READ MORE

Do I Need Yearly Mammograms or MRI After Breast Cancer and Reconstruction?

I had mastectomy Oct 2008. Reconstruction finished June 2009. Do I need a yearly mammogram or MRI to continue to look for cancer? READ MORE

Skin-sparing Mastectomy

I just read an article that said a lot of board-certified surgeons in CA reported they are still using traditional techniques for mastectomy, cutting... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction Revision?

I had reconstructive surgery 5 years after my mastectomy but I only got an implant. I would like to have it redone so that both breasts will look the... READ MORE

Young Mastectomy Patient - 800cc. Can I Go Larger?

Double mastectomy: reconstructed with 800cc/high profile/gel/below muscle. Even with such a large implant, it's NOT close to my size before... READ MORE

Post-Mastectomy Breast Infection. Expander Removal?

Left breast ( had radiations 2 years ago ) got infected after mastactamy and reconstraction with expander.I'm 2 weeks now with picc line with... READ MORE

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