Rachel Desantis' Story - Thinking Through Breast Symmetry | I'm Taking Charge

Rachel Desantis’ Story – Thinking Through Breast Symmetry

Rachel Desantis’ Story – Thinking Through Breast Symmetry

When facing a mastectomy, can you justify cutting off a perfectly healthy breast for the sake of breast symmetry? Breast cancer involves an overwhelming number of decisions, from which breast surgeon to entrust your treatment to which treatment will give you best potential lifelong outcome. For so many women, thoughts of breast reconstruction get shoved to the back burner. For Rachel, however, early advice regarding breast reconstruction helped her to think through issues of breast symmetry and to create an end-result that she can enjoy.

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Kara Skarda
Kara's life probably looks the most out of the American ordinary, as she resides with her husband and twin toddler boys in a village in the mountains of Thailand. Besides being fluent in Shan (the ethnic minority language of her husband), she also speaks German and Thai. She enjoys fermenting vegetables, making yogurt, and drinking fresh soy milk from street stands. As the Director of Operations, she's involved in all aspects of the website.