Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q: Hi, I was wondering if I would be able to schedule a phone consultation. I was recently diagnosed BRCA1 positive. I’ve been working with a breast surgeon and plastic surgeon and am interested in a double mastectomy with immediate DIEP reconstruction. After the...
Q&A: Ask the Doctor

Q&A: Ask the Doctor

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. Last year I completed...
July Q&A #2

July Q&A #2

I would like to learn more about liposuction or non-surgical liposuction around my abdomen and my thighs. – Harmony Hey Harmony, Depending on your personal goals, both are great options for body contouring. Trusculpt iD is a non-invasive option that offers fat...
July Q&A #1

July Q&A #1

Q. I’m waiting to have surgery to take a cancer lump from my left breast. Then I will be taking radiation treatment. Will my breast be disfigured from this and will I be suitable to build my breast appearance with reconstruction surgery? Judi A. Hi Judi, Sorry...
Coping after surgery

Coping after surgery

Surgery is a common method of treating breast cancer, but it can be overwhelming. There is so much to think about and you might be feeling scared, especially about how you will handle recovery. Here are some tips that we hope will help to make your recovery easier:...
Cool For Summer

Cool For Summer

Making healthy changes at any point in your life can help you reduce your risk of a recurrence or new cancer, prevent additional health issues and keep your body strong as it recovers from treatment and surgery. Consider these important 6 healthy living choices: Drop...