Radiotherapy + Breast Reconstruction

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Post Radiotherapy my Tissue Expander Became Infected. Will the Skin Survive to Stretch for Another Expander/implant?

I've had a left side mastectomy and lymph removal. Post radiotherapy (feb 2013) the port of my tissue expander was infected with staph aureus and... READ MORE

Had a mastectomy with immediate Implant & Strattice. Can I go bigger in time? (photos)

2 wks ago I had mastectomy immediate implant & strattice. Im feeling v tight as he put in largest implant he could. I have got to have radiotherapy &... READ MORE

Is it safe to have Radiotherapy 3-4 weeks after a Mastectomy with immediate Implants & Strattice Mesh?

I had my mastectomy with immediate silicone implants & strattice mesh exactly 2wks ago today. I have been told I need 3 wks of radiotherapy. Planning... READ MORE

Expander and Silicone After Radiotherapy or Fat Transfer?

I had breast cancer and mastectomy last year, and radiotherapy this spring. I have now expander and it will change to silicone next month. I'm athlet,... READ MORE

Can ultrasound help to breakdown capsular contracture three months after surgery?

I had a double mastectomy with implant and strattice. On the side where I had radiotherapy I have developed CC. I'm trying to find out where I can get... READ MORE

Should I receive radiotherapy before I have a 2nd surgery to replace implants with capsular contracture after mastectomy?

I recently had a masectomy and reconstructive surgery. It developed capsular contracture after a month. I still have to go through radiation therapy... READ MORE

I have had radiotherapy to one breast & axilla. If I have a risk reducing double mastectomy, what are my reconstruction options?

I am exploring risk reducing double mastectomy due to family history. Have had WLE & axillary lymph node clearance. Having FEC-T followed by... READ MORE

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