How Do I Choose?

How do I choose a plastic surgeon? My specific reconstruction surgery? Or any number of details. Here we delve into breast reconstruction decision making.

Lumpectomy or Mastectomy? How to Decide

As part of early breast cancer treatment, you may be able to choose between a mastectomy or a lumpectomy with radiation. You may also wish that someone would just decide for you. Read on for the

Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy: Yes or No?

If you haven't thought it yet, at some point in your breast cancer journey you're likely to come across the thought, “Isn't it enough that I'm alive?” Yes. You're alive! Absolutely, that's more than enough to celebrate. Every single

Simplifying Breast Cancer- You Are ALL That Matters

If you’ve heard the words, “your biopsy came back as breast cancer” within the last two weeks, your head is probably spinning.  You’ve heard about more medical specialists (breast surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, geneticists, reconstructive surgeons, breast imaging radiologists, and then some)...

Getting a Second Opinion?

You’ve seen the test results, discussed treatment options with your physician, and asked a million questions. Yet there is still something nagging at you. And by now you've had more advice from physicians, friends, and

How Do I Choose a Plastic Surgeon?

Yes, you have a choice. Many women never ask about the plastic surgeon and assume that their oncologist or the hospital will assign one to them. This is the often the case, but not the rule. Choosing the right surgeon for your reconstruction is as important as choosing your oncologist...