If you choose breast implants for reconstruction, it’s important to know that they don’t always last forever. Plastic surgeon Graham Schwarz, MD, explains.
Surgery for breast cancer can save your life. But if you’re like many women, you may not expect to be left with numbness. Find out how research may one day change that picture.
Breast cancer doesn’t occur often in younger women. Of the more than 230,000 new cases of breast cancer expected to be diagnosed in the United States in 2015, only about 11 percent will involve women younger than 45. Young breast cancer patients have special concerns. Their cancers tend to be more advanced, more aggressive, more likely … Read More
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What will happen to my breasts? That is one of many questions women face when they are diagnosed with breast cancer. Fortunately, women have better breast reconstruction options than ever before. In most cases, reconstruction can even begin at the same time as a mastectomy. “Often, just knowing that there are options helps women plan … Read More