Surgery

What Questions Should I Ask My Breast Cancer Surgeon?

What Questions Should I Ask My Breast Cancer Surgeon?

Questions to Ask Your Breast Cancer Surgeon at Your First Visit If you’re a newly diagnosed patient, your surgeon is one of the first specialists you might see. This is because often times in breast cancer history, surgery was done first. But today, that may not be the case if […]

What Questions Should I Ask After a Breast Biopsy?

What Questions Should I Ask After a Breast Biopsy?

Questions to Ask After a Breast Biopsy Getting a biopsy is nerve-racking, but know that you are doing the right thing by taking that step in finding out more about your breast situation. There are a million things that might be going on in your mind as you are waiting […]

How Does a Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Affect My Chances of Breast Cancer Recurrence?

How Does a Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Affect My Chances of Breast Cancer Recurrence?

Does a Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Increase My Chances of Breast Cancer Recurrence? When breast cancer patients consider undergoing a nipple-sparing mastectomy, the are often concerned about breast cancer recurrence. They wonder, if this procedure leaves the nipple behind, is there a greater chance of cancer coming back? According to Breast Cancer […]

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: What is It?

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: What is It?

What Is a Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy? The mastectomy procedure is one that most breast cancer patients undergo. This surgery has been around for centuries and it wasn’t until the past 30 years that this procedure has been refined, with the patient in mind. A growing number of breast cancer patients have […]

How Does Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Help with Emotional Reconstruction?

How Does Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Help with Emotional Reconstruction?

How Does Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Help Breast Cancer Patients with Emotional Reconstruction? A mastectomy can be a dispiriting procedure. Many people worry about how the surgery will affect not only their bodies, but their self-esteem. The loss of the features they have had for years before mastectomy can be life-altering. Breast […]

Prosthetic Nipple Concerns for Breast Cancer Patients

Prosthetic Nipple Concerns for Breast Cancer Patients

What Are Some Common Concerns about Prosthetic Nipples? Purchasing prosthetic nipples is popular among breast cancer patients. Many people that undergo breast cancer surgery want to keep their familiar body and consider buying prosthetic nipples. Although prothetic nipples are popular, people still have questions about them. People have asked, “When […]