Posts Tagged ‘ breast cancer ’

Mastectomy Patient Learns About Implant Alternatives

More and more women who have had mastectomies are learning their breast reconstruction options stretch far beyond the traditional implant, according to a CNN story. CNN Video In the case of Elizabeth Anderson, one month after learning she had breast cancer in April 2009, Anderson underwent a double mastectomy. Though Anderson initially believed the only […]

Mastectomy Patients Prefer Silicone Implants, Finds Survey

Following breast cancer treatment and a possible mastectomy, patients have many continued treatment options moving forward. If the patient has undergone a partial or full mastectomy, she may choose to undergo breast reconstruction and make the decision to have breast implants to restore the breast. A recent survey published in the journal Cancer found that […]