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Will Medicare and ChampVA Cover Reconstructive Surgery After Preventative Mastectomy?

Will medicare and ChampVA cover reconstructive breast surgery after having preventative surgery to remove both breast? I live in Florida. READ MORE

What Medical Specialty is Best for Prophylactic Mastectomy?

I have a strong family history of cancer. I need a breast reduction anyway. I don't know what specialty is best for a prophylactic mastectomy.... READ MORE

Staph Infection Following Tissue Expander and Implants. Could I Have Prevented This?

I had tissue expanders due to cancer, implants were put in on 11/22, got staph on 12/12, left implant removed wed after xmas. Ur saying staph... READ MORE

Post Surgical Care to Minimize Scaring After Breast Reconstruction?

What restrictions, activities or therapies are helpful during healing from a breast reconstruction? READ MORE

Elective Mastectomy and Reconstruction?

My Mother's sister has just been diagnosed with breast cancer. Her cousin died of breast cancer under 50 and my grandmother had ovarian cancer. With... 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

What Are the Risks/side Effects from Hip Flap Surgery, Post-mastectomy?

I just got a preventative double mastectomy with immediate expanders. It went ok, but my previously radiated side is not expanding well, and I am... READ MORE

I Am 26 Years Old and Want a Preventive Mastectomy. How Do I Get It?

My maternal great grandma dided from breast cancer my maternal grandma is a survivor and my mother is one year out from her dbl mastectomy and just... READ MORE

Can I take skin from my right side at the same time as reconstruction for my left side? (photo)

My question is: can my plastic surgeon take skin on my right side (preventive mastectomy) at the same time as reconstruction my left side both side... READ MORE

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