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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 opened on the cancer breast and I had implants removed. Over one year later, and after a total of four and a half post rads, and the breast has shrunk more and also develped spider veins/ugly red spots at the tumor spot. Can fat grafting fill in the divot and is there a higher risk of recurrence in DCIS patients?
Fat grafting is safe
Fat Grafting following lumpectomy and radiation
Can fat grafting be done in lumpectomy defects after radiation treatment.
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