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.
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