I'm Taking Back - Breast Reconstruction Options On Your Journey

I’m Taking Back – Breast Reconstruction Options

Too few women know the vast array of breast reconstruction options available. That’s why we’re here. It’s time we support each other in taking back what cancer’s taken from us. No matter what stage of a diagnosis you’re at, of if you had breast surgery a decade ago, we’re here to provide you the latest research, information, and techniques regarding all types of breast reconstruction in order to help you make an informed decision for your own reconstruction.


Breast Implants: Common Complications
30 Jan 2016

Breast Implants: Common Complications

Receiving breast implants following a mastectomy is a popular breast reconstruction option that works for a variety of body types and women. However, it is not without its risks. Recent studies have reported that around one in three women experience post-surgical complications after having breast implants following a mastectomy, and that one in five women require surgery again after the initial procedure. Additional studies have...

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Breast Implants: A Closer Look
09 Jan 2016

Breast Implants: A Closer Look

From the moment you begin considering breast reconstruction, you will be faced with a bewilderingly large array of reconstruction types. In the past, implants were less popular than autologous reconstruction options (using a woman’s own tissue to recreate the new breast). Partially that was because from 1992-2006,  silicone implants were removed from the U.S. market, leaving women with only saline implants as an option. As...

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Breast Reconstruction: An Overview of Possibilities
26 Dec 2015

Breast Reconstruction: An Overview of Possibilities

A mastectomy is a life-altering surgery that affects both a woman’s body and often her sense of sexuality. Fortunately, the mastectomy doesn’t need to be the end of the story. One option you will be given as you work through your own comfort with your new (or future) body is breast reconstruction.   Procedure Timing If you have been recently diagnosed and are considering breast...

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The Breast Cancer Bill of Rights
04 Sep 2015

The Breast Cancer Bill of Rights

  • Right to lifetime coverage – So long as you choose to remain insured, you're insured. According to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), your health insurance cannot place lifetime dollar limits on your coverage. Your health insurance also cannot drop you because you get cancer or any other sickness. According to the Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act (WHCRA), your insurance likewise cannot remove you from a plan when you choose reconstruction surgery...


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