It’s likely that you’ve already heard about breast reconstruction. Our blog does discuss it quite a bit, after all. You may have even talked to your cancer team about it. But what if they say "no
There’s no denying that getting a mastectomy is a scary experience. Not only are you in the middle of your breast cancer journey, mastectomy results in a significant physical change. You may feel like a part
Today we welcome Janet Gerlach. She opted for a preventative mastectomy, and shares her positive experience with life after breast reconstruction. I have no regrets about my decision to have a preventative double mastectomy with
Large, noticeable scars are a common concern if you’re undergoing a mastectomy. Breast surgery scars often serve as a reminder of what you’ve been through. Or they may prevent you from completely feeling like your
Here at I’m Taking Charge, we love to share news about organizations and products that can benefit you during your breast cancer journey. The AeroForm® Tissue Expander System just became available in the United States.
Given that February is the month of Valentine’s Day, there are images of hearts nearly everywhere. It's a fitting time to look at breast cancer, breast reconstruction surgery and the heart. When you have
On the last day of January, our breast cancer screening month, Kelly Nemecek shared the beginning of her journey with breast cancer. Kelly now joins us to explain what choices she made after mastectomy surgery.
Breast reconstruction is a complicated topic. First, you have to decide between breast reconstruction and going flat. If you're considering reconstruction, you have to decide whether you want to get immediate or delayed reconstruction. You
It’s Thanksgiving, and most of us have been thinking about what we're thankful for: family, friends, jobs, cats. Let's take a few minutes to look beyond the obvious. So many things change in our world that