Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q:I’m looking to do a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy due to BRCA2. I want to learn more about nerve reconnection options. Thanks! A: Thank you for contacting us. We are involved in a trial with Axogen (company that sells processed nerve grafts) to investigate...
Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q: Hello. I’m having a mastectomy of left breast and was wondering if you know where I might find a mastectomy fitter here in North Carolina. If not, do you have a suggestion of where I can buy the right bra for me that fits my new body well with only one...
Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q: I was wondering if I would be able to schedule a phone consult? I was recently diagnosed BRCA1 positive in April 2019. I have been working with a breast surgeon and plastic surgeon in the Midwest and I am interested in a double mastectomy with immediate DIEP...
Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Ask the Doctor: Q&A Q: Three years ago, I had a double mastectomy and am now cancer-free. Unfortunately, my plastic surgeon did a terrible job with the reconstruction. The left side implant is way off to the outer side and looks larger than the right. The right...
Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Ask the Doctor: QA’s Q: I have a history of benign proliferative breast disease with associated atypical ductal hyperplasia. I have had two needle biopsies and three surgical biopsies in my left breast. I took Tamoxifen for five years and currently am taking Evista....
Woman to Woman

Woman to Woman

When you’re going through something big in your life, there isn’t anything more comforting than talking to someone who has been through it before.  For women who are having breast reconstruction surgery, a doctor is certainly available to answer many of your...