What You Should Know About Breast Reconstruction (Part II)

By Johnny Franco, M.D.
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August 04, 2014

 What is the best timing for breast reconstruction? The best timing for breast reconstruction  depends on the individual patient.  Some of the benefits of immediate breast reconstruction is that the process begins at the moment of the mastectomy.  It can decrease the overall number of surgeries that the patient needs to complete her reconstruction.  It […]

What You Should Know About Breast Reconstruction (Part I)

By Johnny Franco, M.D.
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July 28, 2014

What is reconstruction? Reconstruction is any procedure performed after the body has been altered from its normal form whether that is from cancer, burns or trauma. Breast reconstruction is a broad term that is used to describe the restoration of  the breast to its natural shape and form.  Reconstruction can be done by a variety […]

Breast cancer surgery? What You Should Ask

By Dora Escobedo BSN MSN ARNP
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January 27, 2014

My first “What Your Should Ask” questions and answers appeared in November of last year and there was considerable response.  As a result, I realized I should continue the educating process by moving on to the next phase of breast cancer treatment, which is breast cancer surgery. I realize you may not even know what […]