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I Had a MRI Needle Biopsy of my Right Breast. They Needed to Implant a Titanium Metal Piece and I Now Have a Hematoma There ?

Hello the MD asked for a MRI needle biopsy to be done after seeing something suspicious in my right breast. Luckily the results were negative. She... READ MORE

Is an MRI Covered by Insurance for Future Checks on Silicone Implants That I Have Due to Breast Cancer Reconstruction?

I was diagnosed with cancer my right breast, and had a double mastectomy with immediate expander placement. I just had replacement surgery, with... READ MORE

Are MRI's Safe Following Breast Reconstruction with Areola Tattoo That Contain Iron Based Inks?

I have Natrelle 410 implants in both breasts(real and reconstructed). I was told to have any needed MRI's prior to the areola tattoo procedure because... READ MORE

How common is it for an MRI to be done on someone with a metal expander in place?

I have stage 3 breast cancer and I have a metal expander inside of me. I was scheduled for an MRI and when I got to the doctors he informed me that he... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Have Highly Cohesive Breast Implants (Gummy Bear Implants) Without Being Able to Have a Screening MRI?

I had breast reconstruction 6 years ago with saline implants, and need to have them replaced already. I would much prefer to have the gummy bear... READ MORE

Is There Any Reason to Leave Tissue Expanders in Alongside Gel Filled Implants?

I was told through a mri with dye that you could see the nipple of the expander. I thought i had those removed when my implants were put in. READ MORE

With DCIS should I delay immediate DIEP FLAP until after surgery pathology report?

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

How often should an MRI be done after a mastectomy and reconstruction?

For ten years my doctor has ordered an MRI one year and mammogram of the remaining breast the other year.. When he told me to just get a mammogram... READ MORE

Can you have a breast lift after a breast reconstruction?

It has been 6 years since my mastectomy and reconstruction during the last 4 months my left breast has sagged and become flat in the upper portion and... READ MORE

I Have Silicone Gel Implants 2 Yrs Post Mastectomies, Fell..broke a Rib..Do I Need an MRI?

I am not due for an MRI until Feb 2014 (3 yrs) post mastectomies (prophylactic as I tested positive for Brac I & II gene) with reconstructive... READ MORE

At what percentage risk should a women consider prophylactic mastectomy and reconstruction?

My sister has triple negative breast cancer. Diagnosed when she was 44. I have had genetic counseling and am told my risk is 35%. This would drop to... READ MORE

Leakage? I had a mastectomy 7 years ago.

I have a silicone implant. Most recently I have been experiencing a localized burning sensation in that breast. Last night the burning woke me up.... READ MORE

Tissue expanders - length of time in body safely?

I had tissue expanders (Mentor saline shells with saline fill) placed 27 years ago for reconstruction after a bilateral mastectomy. Because I had some... READ MORE

Does Medicare cover breast MRIs for post mastectomy women with gel implants per the FDA recommendation?

Does Medicare cover breast MRI's for post mastectomy women with gel implants per the FDA recommendation? Per the at FDA, MRI continues to be an... READ MORE

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