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
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
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
I had high grade dcis with microinvasion 3 years ago. Treated with breast conserving surgery followed by radiotherapy. Whilst in shower yesterday,... 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
I had DCIS 5 years ago. half my left breast was taken Surgically and the area was radiated. my surgeon would like to lift my nipple, up and in, to... READ MORE