jwebb

Location: Gainesville, FL
Member since 6/19/2011

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  • 15 total posts
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Reviews by jwebb

A New Life & Second Chance - Jacksonville

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in late 2006. Reconstruction is a long process, and I felt comfortable with Dr. Kirk from the first time we met with her, before I had the surgery. She put me at ease, and was reassuring in the very unfamiliar and uncertain situation I was facing. She actually... READ MORE

Recent comments from jwebb

Go see Dr. Jason Rosenberg in Gainesville! He specializes in the DIEP. My first reconstruction failed, radiated side developed a lot of scar tissue, and the other side, it ended up the silicone implant leaked out. My plastic surgeon... READ COMMENT

Darlene, YOU look awesome! I am so glad you posted pics, and that you are having wonderful after-effects! What a difference in everything! What kind of 'touching up' are you planning to do? Is the scar from the mastectomy under the... READ COMMENT

Breast expanders are painful the bigger they expand them. I always used the lidocaine the oncologist had prescribed to use w/my port for chemo. You use it 30 min. before. I probably did use enough of it! I tried to always look at... READ COMMENT

This sounds great! I have never heard of lymph node transfer. What is it and how is it done? My sister in law has lymphedema really bad. She had no reconstruction, but wishes she had. I had a bi-lateral mastectomy with axillary pad... READ COMMENT

Hi Darlene, Thank you so much for the information, AND most of all your openness. I have noticed with most breast cancer survivors their openness and kindness is in abundance! I think you said you said you were in central FL. I am in... READ COMMENT