I Didn't Want to Do It, But...- Chicago, IL
I am from a family with a lot of cancers, one of...
- 25 Jul 2012
I am from a family with a lot of cancers, one of which was breast cancer for my mom, sister, and maternal aunt. So when my breast started to "misbehave" (atypical ductal hyperplasia), I knew the wait and see approach wasn't a good answer for me. Two friends from my neighborhood had dealt with breast cancer and had used the team of Bethke and Kim. I went running with my slides and was told that I could take my breasts now with no cancer and have an easier surgery or I could wait for cancer. It was a very hard decision for me as I really felt my natural breast were pretty awesome. Dr. Kim was amazing in his reassurance he would do a great job on my new breasts and spent a lot of time helping me understand that with this surgery, I was leaving my worries for cancer in the operating room. It has been 3 months since my final reconstruction, and I couldn't be happier with me decision to use Dr. Kim.
Wonderful doctor who has helped three of us in my neighborhood feel beautiful after our breast reconstructions.