Summary: A new study published in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery proves more breast cancer patients can qualify for a complex nipple-saving surgery that could also save their lives. Women with large or sagging breasts who previously could not have the surgery can now qualify, the study reports. NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – More breast […]
Inside a grand building on historic St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans sits one of the most advanced, state-of-the-art breast reconstruction facilities in the world. Three top-tier surgeons hone their craft in a surgical centre that could be easily confused with an exclusive hotel. Thandi Fletcher travelled to Louisiana to get a first-hand look at the frontline of microsurgical breast reconstruction.
Fox 8 WVUE reports on scientific advancements related to genetic testing for breast cancer. CRBS’s own Dr. Craig Blum talks about the advancements that the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery have made and developed.
Having breast cancer is difficult, as is having a mastectomy. After undergoing such an emotionally and physically arduous experience, many women confront the tertiary challenge of breast reconstruction, and all too often, correcting a failed breast reconstruction. The life’s work of doctors DellaCroce and Sullivan is to reduce the frequency of this heartbreaking scenario. Unfortunately, […]
Actress, director and philanthropist Angelina Jolie revealed she had a preventive double mastectomy. For many years, women have been making the difficult decision as Jolie has: Save my life for my children, or save my original breasts. Many choose the chance at a longer life.
The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery was a sponsor of National BRA Day activities covered by WWL-TV
New Orleans Breast Center sponsors Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA to raise awareness about reconstruction options post mastectomy ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (July 12, 2012) – Research shows that 7 of 10 women diagnosed with breast cancer remain in the dark about their reconstruction options following a mastectomy…options that provide the opportunity for a more […]
Cancer survivor’s own fat gives her new breasts