Ask the Doctor – Bilateral Mastectomy

Ask the Doctor – Bilateral Mastectomy

Q: I had a bilateral mastectomy on 12/11/2017 after chemotherapy for stage 3 breast cancer in my right breast with 10 lymph nodes removed. Expanders were inserted, and I had radiation treatment. I am now ready to get rid of these expanders and have reconstructive...

In Her Words- I am back to “me”

At the time I came to your office, I was unsure that I would ever feel normal again.  I had undergone a bilateral mastectomy in 2013 and had expanders put in at the same time to plan for my implants.  After waiting for about a year and a half, the surgery for the...

Ask The Doctor-Should I have a preventative mastectomy?

This week, James E. Craigie, MD, of The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction answers your question. Question: I am 60. I have had a core bio in right breast, and my maternal aunt had breast cancer. My left breast is became two sizes bigger than right, and I have...