Breast reconstruction

Breast reconstruction overview

About a third of mastectomy patients choose to have the breast rebuilt using prosthetic implants and/or tissue from other parts of the body.

Why go for breast reconstruction?

After any form of breast cancer surgery, many women find the resultant breast asymmetry the most constant reminder of their cancer.

Breast surgery: the how and why

Big or small, dissatisfaction about breasts is not always just a function of neurosis and can have a direct impact on how a woman sees herself.

When should reconstruction be performed?

It is important that any woman who has been diagnosed with breast cancer should have time to come to terms with the diagnosis and make a decision about the type of surgery.

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