Twin Patients Share Their Story

Twin Patients Share Their Story Twin sisters received the results of their genetic tests to find out that they have a mutation of the BRCA1 gene. This result means the sisters have an 80% risk of having hereditary breast cancer at some point in their life. Learn about their story and breast reconstruction journey here….

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Patient from Center for Restorative Breast Surgery in New Orleans, LA post procedure

The Road That Eventually Led Me to the Breast Center

The Road That Eventually Led Me to the Breast Center Genetics: My family history of breast cancer runs deep and includes all the cancers that are attached to the breast cancer gene. Following my first biopsy at 20, I spoke with a geneticist who told me genetic testing was not an option, and I should…

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Dr. Alan Stolier, MD, FACS from Center For Restorative Breast Surgery in New Orleans, LA

Nipple Sparing Mastectomy

Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Traversing the two decades spanning the late 1960s through the 1980s, a procedure called subcutaneous mastectomy was being performed for both risk reduction, benign breast disease, and, in some cases, cancer. A subcutaneous mastectomy included removal of the breast tissue, leaving the skin envelope as well as the nipple and areola intact….

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