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DIEP After Radiation?

I had a right breast mastectomy, chemo, and radiation for breast cancer that included lymph node involvement. I am considering a DEIP for... READ MORE

Can I Have Plastic Surgery to Fix a Lumpectomy Depression Before Having Radiation?

I had a lumpectomy and re-excision on one breast about 8 weeks ago. I am currently having chemotherapy and am scheduled to begin radiation in April.... READ MORE

Reconstructive surgery with Gummy Bears after bilateral mastectomy (Photo)

Breast cancer - Bilateral mastectomy - Tissue expanders - Chemo - Radiation only on the right breast.Reconstructive surgery will be 10 months after... READ MORE

Diep Flap Surgery 4 Weeks Post Op - 6 Months of Chemo. Incision Opened Up?

I am packing my incision twice a day (3 inches long and 1/2 inch deep. How long do these take to heal? Can I shower with this open incision? I keep it... READ MORE

Is a 32A to a 32C/D Unreasonable for a Bilateral Mastectomy Patient?

I am 5'3, 98 pounds, large 32A. Finishing chemo in 1mo and am debating radiation vs. bilateral mast. I have had a consult with a PS who highly... READ MORE

I Am Considering Breast Reconstruction Using a Spectrum Implant/expander- What Result Can I Expect?

I had a tissue-sparing mastectomy in April. I had chemo but no radiation. I am a 38B. Is a Spectrum implant/expander reliable and produce a positive... READ MORE

My right breast is higher than the left and no capsular contraction? (photo)

I am having revision surgery and want to know my options? I had BC in 08/12, followed with a BM and expanders. I had chemo and herceptin treatments.... READ MORE

I opted to have a bilateral prophelactic mastectomy after a lumpectomy on right breast. Also had chemo and radiation (Photo)

As you can see I still have breast skin and nibbles but they have put implants under pec which looks terrible causing horrible puckering is it... READ MORE

What would be the recommended method of Breast Reconstruction for a patient who received radiation?

I had of chemotherapy followed by a mastectomy, axcillary lymph node dissection, and insertion of a tissue expander under the muscle. The pathology... READ MORE

How do I find a plastic surgeon that does pro bono work?

Last year i was diagnosed with breast cancer. I did not want to lose my breast so i had a lumpectomy. once inside my surgeon had to take out more than... READ MORE

Should or Can I Get Pregnant After Chemo and Bilateral Tram Flap Surgery?

Should or Can I Get Pregnant After Chemo and Bilateral Tram Flap Surgery? READ MORE

How do I relieve the chest tightness felt post bilateral mastectomy with tissue expanders placed at the time of surgery?

Two weeks ago I had a bilateral Mastectomy with bilateral tissue expanders placed to start the reconstruction process. I am on antibiotics. My chest... READ MORE

How successful/comfortable are implants after radiation? Have radiation fibrosis, tx'd with Hyperbaric O2. Chest tight. Had AFG

AFG 5 times, almost a B cup now. Is too high on my chest & cupsize too small compared to R breast Had a left tissue sparing July 2012, then... READ MORE

The cost of double breasts reconstruction treatment without medical insurance in US?

My wife had double mastectomy about 8 months ago after diagnosed with breast cancer, then she went through chemo & radiation therapies until the end... READ MORE

Bi-lateral Mastectomy After BC, Chemo but No Raditiation & I Am Having Reconstruction with Implants?

I was told by someone who had this surgery that the process of the reconstruction w/implants would pull up or tighten skin of my upper abs a little is... READ MORE

Bilateral W TE,chem, Radiaition. Was 40C Now Want B's but PS Want to Use 500cc for Implant. Why?

Why would she want to use 500cc when they look and feel so big to me. I am 60 years old and don't need to look perky. I am not sure I even want to... READ MORE

C cup before mastectomy. I was hoping to return to at least that size after reconstruction. (photos)

I am almost done with chemo and am looking forward to completing my reconstruction within a few months. I have 375cc Mentor expanders in that are over... READ MORE

Should my breasts look so bad after having an expander in and replacement implant? 10 days post op. (photos)

I had left side mastectomy 4 years ago followed by chemo radio. An expander was put in think 500ml left for 8 months. Had an implant put in one week... READ MORE

When can reconstruction begin after bilateral mastectomy, chemo and radiation?

I am a 29 year old breast cancer patient. Triple negative, stage 2, grade 3. Underwent bilateral mastectomy in 09/14 and 2 out of 5 lymph nodes had... READ MORE

Size of Implants. Had Chemo and Bilateral Mastectomy and Radiation?

I had Chemo, a bilateral mastectomy in Feb 2012 (and radiation). After my surgery, Dr said that I could only be a B cup from a 38 C. When i was hoping... READ MORE

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