beverly witkin

Location: Atlanta, GA
Member since 5/15/2011


  • 178 total posts
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Questions from beverly witkin

How did you go about deciding to have breast reconstruction after mastectomy?

How did you go about deciding to have breast reconstruction after mastectomy? READ MORE

What Do I Need to Consider when Having the Areola Tattooed?

After skin sparing mastectomy with nipple reconstruction and tram flap procedure, my entire areolar complex was sacrificed. The original tatoo from three years ago has faded... READ MORE

Discussions started by beverly witkin

Welcome to the Breast Reconstruction Community!

Everyones journey through breast cancer, and the decision to reconstruct or not is unique and personal. We are all here to share, educate, comfort and inspire. Here are... READ MORE

How do feel about Susan G Komen's decision to withdraw funding to Planned Parenthood?

Breaking news...Komen reverses decision due to public outcry! Now uninsured and underserved women will continue to benefit from Komen funds by receiving mammography and... READ MORE

Oprah on board for breast reconstruction

Great article that brings awareness to the challenges of breast cancer patients seeking reconstruction. http://www.marketwatch... READ MORE

Recent comments from beverly witkin

Every journey begins with the first step. The first step being thoughtful rather than actionable. I think the credit goes to Ross Perot who said to measure twice and cut once. So glad to hear your happy news! READ COMMENT

Hello Ladies, For al of us who have suffered the pain associated with tissue expanders while undergoing the breast reconstruction process, I am happy to report the following wonderful news for those who will come after us in the... READ COMMENT

Good morning friends, Tissue expanders have given us all a sore time. A Charleston plastic surgeon offers an alternative: -on-combining-breast-reconstruction-with-mastectomy-2012-08-14?siteid=nbkh xoxo, Beverly READ COMMENT

Great news Ladies!!! I recently wrote about an upcoming clinical trial that would allow patients to manage filling the expanders themselves...can you imagine? See the link below: http://www.marketwatch... READ COMMENT

Don't want to "bother" your doc with phone calls, tired of  anxiously waiting for a call to address your concerns?  Want to reduce unnecessary office visits or readmits to the hospital? Texting demonstrated to improve outcomes... READ COMMENT