On her 52nd birthday, Rita “Cookie” Relan of Slidell learned she would have to have a mastectomy to treat cancer in the ducts of her breast. In November 2006, a month after her diagnosis, Dr. Agustin Suarez, a breast surgeon with Hemataology & Oncology Specialists, removed the affected breast tissue, and plastic surgeons Drs. Frank J. DellaCroce and Scott Sullivan, of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) in New Orleans, rebuilt her breast using fat from her own body – all during the same surgery.… Read More