Breast cancer

Breast reconstruction

Effects of breast implants

Women with breast implants appear to have a higher false-negative mammography rate than the general population.

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.

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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