Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Timing + Breast Reconstruction
I am 38 years old diagnosed with breast cancer,had chemo before surgery and I am going to have a double mastectomy with immidiate reconstruction the... READ MORE
How long should tissue expander stay after final fill? I had my last fill on Feb 15 and now 370cc,I feel that my PS is in a hurry for the... READ MORE
I am waiting for August to arrive so I can finally be rid of these painful expanders and have my implants. I am a small framed woman and I was and... READ MORE
Paitent in their second battle with breast cancer and didn't have a full mastectomy the first time and have been left with a significant amout of scar... READ MORE
I am currently active duty in the Army and being treated for tuberous breast. Have completed the expansion process and just in the waiting period... READ MORE
For tissue expander-to-implant reconstruction following bi-lateral nipple sparing mastectomy for breast cancer, what is a typical follow up schedule... READ MORE
Do You Recommend Breast Reconstruction Surgery Immediately Right After a Mastectomy in Obese Patients? I Am 258 Lbs., 5' 8".
Stomach is waayy out of shape. My BMI is 38. READ MORE
Had left mastectomy done in 2007 with reconstruction and b/l silicone implants.Last step nipple tattoo. Is there anything else that can be used... READ MORE
I had a bilateral mastectomy with insertion of tissue expanders at same time followed by 25 radiation treatments to my left breast and chest wall area... READ MORE
Both of my breast had radiation due to breast cancer. Is It Good to Have Reconstruction Breast Surgery After Radiation Therapy?
Both of my breast had radiation thearpy due to breast cancer. I'm going to have a biliteral mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction... READ MORE
Can I Have a Breast Expander Fitted After Total Right Breast Tissue Removal (I Am Keeping my Breast Skin) and Radiotherapy?
I am small breasted 36A, and am due to have surgery tomorrow, without an expander put in. Can I have an expander fitted prior to my reconstruction in... READ MORE
After a Mastectomy and Tissue Expansion, How Long Before the Final Implants Are Put In? READ MORE
I only received 9/28 scheduled radiation treatments, but my plastic surgeon still wants to wait 6 months before exchanging my tissue expanders for... READ MORE
I thought I would give more information about my breast cancer. I had a double mastectomy 3/22/2012 stage lllA her2- 15 lymph nodes removed 7 had... READ MORE
Hello, I have had a unilateral Mastectomy Right side. My current breast, Left side is a size B. I would like to go a little bigger to possibly a C... READ MORE
I am now getting neoadjuvent chemo, with plans for mastectomy after. I would like to have a tissue flap for breast reconstruction. I will need to... READ MORE
One week ago I had 410's placed under the muscle for recon. I know that they are too large for me and will want low profile. Is it best to exchange... READ MORE
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