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Category: Breast Cancer

Is Breast Reconstruction Only for Patients Who Need a Mastectomy?

Posted August 04, 2021

3 Minute Read:  Not always!  Some breast cancers are treated with a lumpectomy, or more limited removal of a tumor, to preserve the breast. This is called “breast conservation therapy” and is almost always paired with subsequent radiation to treat breast cancer effectively.  Not all women and not all cancers can be managed with breast […]

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Confronting Breast Cancer

Posted June 29, 2020

Confronting breast cancer is always difficult and frequently complicated. Learning about what’s ahead, women can be understandably overwhelmed. Surgical options, adjuvant therapies, chemo, radiation, hormone therapy…it is a lot to digest. Add to that breast reconstruction, a field with many and varied options, ranging from implants to autologous tissue transfer to reshaping techniques at the […]

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