Home > Medical > Breast Health > Breast reconstruction 02 December 2008 Myths about breast reconstruction Biology of breast cancer is not altered by reconstruction. 0 Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » Check your breasts How to do a breast self exam Biology of breast cancer is not altered by reconstruction. Breast reconstruction does not compromise adequate cancer treatment. Immediate reconstruction does not alter local recurrence rate/disease free survival. Reconstructions do not interfere with treatment of systemic disease. Immediate reconstruction does not interfere with detection of local recurrence. The need for postoperative chemotherapy is not a contraindication to immediate reconstruction. More in Medical Types of breast reconstruction More: Breast HealthBreast reconstruction advertisement Get a quote Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Doctor leading Ebola fight dies Medical Family in US free of Ebola News SANDF unlawfully dismisses HIV+ recruits News Early dieting may lead to future health problems News Kids don't trust foods classified as 'healthy' News Autistic kids have less brain flexibilty From our sponsors Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem The importance of choosing the best life insurance for you Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Breakfast like a King Live healthier Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert. Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills.