Breast Reconstruction Q&A
DCIS + Breast Reconstruction
I had dcis in one breast and a bilateral mastectomy 4 weeks ago. The P.S. has put in about 100 cc of saline so far. I am having lots of pain from the... READ MORE
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... READ MORE
I am a 65 year old woman with moderate sized breasts. I am having a mastectomy on right breast due to DCIS, Stage 0. I am considering breast... READ MORE
In 2003 I was diagnosed with DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ) of my right breast. I had two lumpectomies done which left my right breast a lot smaller... READ MORE
Now 5'3"/~90 lb. Even when 105 I was a B- at most. Bilateral mastectomy, due to my hx & mother's breast CA, set for 3/6/12. Two... READ MORE
Following a double mastectomy, and then the tissue expander exchange surgery, found a small painful lump.
I had DCIS in left breast and had a double mastectomy with TE that were replaced in May with silicone. At my checkup, I was told to massage my breast... READ MORE
I have been diagnosed with DCIS and am undergoing a nipple sparing bilateral mastectomy in 11 days. I have been told I can go directly to silicone... READ MORE
I just recently had bilateral mastectomy with DIEP flap reconstruction. I had DCIS in both and had to stop HRT at time of diagnosis. I went on HRT 6... READ MORE
Just came from seeing my BS. I asked about fat grafting and she says that she doesnt recommend it with my DCIS as there is reason to believe that it... READ MORE
After stereoscopic biopsy, I have been diagnosed with DCIS, ER+, up to 5cm in left breast. After MRI, no additional findings in right. BS advised... READ MORE
I was diagnosed with DCIS in the right breast. In May 2015 had a lumpectomy and 33 days of radiation. I have a lump under the skin in the right breast... READ MORE
Is it normal for breast reconstruction with implants to feel very firm and cold to touch still 4 years on?
I had bilateral mastectomy with sub pectoral silicone implants (I believe textured) approx 4 years ago. My skin is thin generally and especially there... READ MORE
How do you find out if the blood supply to the nipple is sufficient for a breast lift due to lumpectomy and radiation. The cancer was DCIS and was... READ MORE
I had high grade dcis with microinvasion 3 years ago. Treated with breast conserving surgery followed by radiotherapy. Whilst in shower yesterday,... READ MORE
Is fat graphing after expanders are in place and before the actual implants are placed a normal thing to do?
I had stage 2b dcis and had 2lumpecto Ives and margins weren't clear so after chemo I had a double masectomy with expander placement. Then 31... READ MORE
I am currently in the middle of hypo fractionated radiation treatment for DCIS with microinvasion. I regret opting for the radiation and would like to... READ MORE
Have had a silicone breast implant in my right breast secondary to DCIS. I've had it 14 years and have several areas of scar tissue between the... READ MORE
Does the full mantle radiation I have for HL 30 years ago effect my choices of reconstruction after a Bilateral Mastectomy?
I have recently been diagnosed with DCIS in my left breast. I had full mantle (chest and abdomen) for Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 1986. I have been told I... READ MORE
Is there any new technology or procedures that would allow for nerve regrowth after a mastectomy to regain sensitivity and feel?
I had first a bilateral reduction, which found the cancer on the left, and opted for unilateral mastectomy. Had to have a tiny implant for upper... READ MORE