Sun Safety Tips

Sun Safety Tips

The warmer, sunnier weather is calling you to the great outdoors, but breast cancer survivors need to take extra special precautions to care for their skin. Why? Both chemotherapy and radiation treatments can make the skin more sensitive to the sun up to two years...
Ask the Doctor: Q&A

Ask the Doctor: Q&A

Q: I had a bilateral mastectomy in October 2016. I finished radiation on the right side in January 2017, and underwent bilateral latissimus flap reconstruction in August 2017. I had capsular contracture (when the scar tissue or capsule that normally forms around the...
Finding the Right Surgeon

Finding the Right Surgeon

5 Key Attributes to Look for in a Plastic Surgeon You’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer and had a mastectomy. Now you’ve made the important decision to have reconstructive surgery to rebuild your breast. Your next important decision is to make sure you have the...

Making Peace with Your Body Post Breast Cancer

Regardless of the severity, breast cancer takes a toll on your body. Between chemo, radiation, and surgeries, many women struggle with their physical appearances after they’ve won their battles. In a study published in The European Journal of Breast Health,...