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Breast Cancer Reconstruction

Breast Cancer Reconstruction: Is it For the Rich?

Lisa Masters | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women
Lisa Masters

It may not be JUST for the rich, but breast cancer reconstruction often is for those who can afford the enormous costs associated with it -- making it impossible for many.

Breast Reconstruction: 2012 Statistics and the Sounds of Silence!

Lisa Masters | Posted 10.26.2013 | Women
Lisa Masters

Can nothing be done? Are women being sent home disfigured unnecessarily? Are we as women and physicians uninformed of available procedures? Do the majority of plastic surgeons choose not to make breast reconstruction a part of their practice?

How to Build a Boob: What to Consider With Breast Reconstruction

Lisa Masters | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Lisa Masters

I survived Stage III breast cancer at the age of 46, but then developed infection after infection while trying to rebuild my breasts.

Getting My Sexy Back After Breast Cancer

Amanda Nixon | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Nixon

The Keep A Breast Foundation made plaster molds of women's busts and auctioned them off to raise funds for breast cancer awareness. I thought this was a fantastic idea. I emailed them immediately, and days before my reconstructive surgery, I had a plaster mold made of my torso.

My Most Memorable Breast Cancer Patient

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

I hate this disease because of what it did to Gloria and too many women worldwide. Until a cure is found, please learn and perform breast self-exam religiously and get a mammogram as prescribed by your doctor.

Bridging the Gap: Rachell Hall's Fight for Breast Cancer Survivors

Clarissa Burt | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Clarissa Burt

One astoundingly-talented woman whose efforts are extremely important for women is Rachell Hall. She is a long-time permanent makeup artist who gives hope and positive self-esteem to breast cancer survivors.