We love to share survivorship stories. Stories by survivors provide helpful insights and inspiration. They resonate with us more than statistics or facts about the procedures or outcomes that you’ll hear about during your journey. But at the deepest level, they are an expression of love for us from those who have already taken similar paths.
What is a mastectomy really like? Should I reconstruct or go flat? What is it like to have DIEP Flap reconstruction? Is reconstruction after a lumpectomy worth it?
These are a few questions that come to mind when faced with breast cancer surgery. The following breast cancer stories address many of these same questions.
Lumpectomy After Breast Implants
How One Globe-Trotting Grandmother Faced Her Breast Cancer
Our Mastectomy Results: Mother/Daughter Patients Tell It Like It Is
Bilateral Mastectomy Surgery, Seven Years Later: Nancy Stordahl Reflects
DIEP Flap Reconstruction
DIEP Flap Reconstruction: Jen’s Story
Life After Breast Reconstruction: Janet Gerlach Shares Her Positive Story
Rachel Desantis’ Story—Thinking Through Breast Symmetry
Latissimus Dorsi Flap Reconstruction
After Mastectomy Surgery: Kelly Nemecek Shares the Second Half of Her Journey
TRAM Flap Surgery
Following Her Gut: From Diagnosis to Reconstruction
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