Many, but not all, women who have mastectomy to treat
breast cancer go on to have one or both breasts
reconstructed. In fact a study published by the Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality in October 2017 found
that rates of breast reconstruction rose 62% from 2009 to
2014. Read More.
Talk to all of your cancer doctors and your plastic surgeon
about the best options for your unique situation. A plastic
surgeon who’s experienced in the options you’re considering
may offer you the most complete review of all your choices.
Since plastic surgeons tend to specialize in deferent
reconstructive techniques, you may need to talk to more than
one surgeon to get the full picture. Read more.