Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q: I recently had a double mastectomy and immediately had reconstruction. This followed by two more surgeries to remove the expander on one side. I developed a massive infection. I received three different antibiotics and a unit of blood. My hgb dropped to 6. I still...
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...