Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Radiotherapy + Breast Reconstruction
2 wks ago I had mastectomy immediate implant & strattice. Im feeling v tight as he put in largest implant he could. I have got to have radiotherapy &... READ MORE
Post Radiotherapy my Tissue Expander Became Infected. Will the Skin Survive to Stretch for Another Expander/implant?
I've had a left side mastectomy and lymph removal. Post radiotherapy (feb 2013) the port of my tissue expander was infected with staph aureus and... READ MORE
Is it safe to have Radiotherapy 3-4 weeks after a Mastectomy with immediate Implants & Strattice Mesh?
I had my mastectomy with immediate silicone implants & strattice mesh exactly 2wks ago today. I have been told I need 3 wks of radiotherapy. Planning... READ MORE
I had breast cancer and mastectomy last year, and radiotherapy this spring. I have now expander and it will change to silicone next month. I'm athlet,... READ MORE
I had a double mastectomy with implant and strattice. On the side where I had radiotherapy I have developed CC. I'm trying to find out where I can get... READ MORE
Is it better to do a delayed or immediate reconstruction after bilateral mastectomy post chemo and before radiotherapy?
I am BRCA 1 and have triple negative breast cancer and currently undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy. I will probably have an axillary node clearance... READ MORE
Should I receive radiotherapy before I have a 2nd surgery to replace implants with capsular contracture after mastectomy?
I recently had a masectomy and reconstructive surgery. It developed capsular contracture after a month. I still have to go through radiation therapy... READ MORE
I have had a mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction using implant. My oncologist now recommends radiotherapy to the chest wall. He was not... READ MORE
I had a unilateral mastectomy in November 2015 and am now discharged from chemotherapy and radiotherapy. I will be considering a breast reconstruction... READ MORE
Last yr I had breast cancer &my breasts were both removed, this yr in July I started first step of reconstruction they placed pockets &after 4 months... READ MORE
1) Is implant an option post radiotherapy? Could be inserted a foreign material to expended breast to support thin skin rather than tissue flap from... READ MORE
I have had radiotherapy to one breast & axilla. If I have a risk reducing double mastectomy, what are my reconstruction options?
I am exploring risk reducing double mastectomy due to family history. Have had WLE & axillary lymph node clearance. Having FEC-T followed by... READ MORE