After a mastectomy, some women choose to have cosmetic surgery to remake their breast. This type of surgery is called breast reconstruction.
During breast reconstruction therapy using natural tissue, the breast is reshaped using muscle, skin, and fat from another part of your body.
This surgery can be performed at the same time as
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