Q. I’m having a mastectomy, and although I’ve heard about reconstruction and implants, I just feel they’re not for me. I think I’d like to wear something external. What are my options?
A. First of all, congratulations on making your decision. It’s a difficult time, trying to decide what you want to do about your altered body geography–if anything–after you’ve had a mastectomy. In the end, it’s a personal decision, and the only “should” that comes into the equation is...Read more
Q. I’m having a mastectomy, and although I’ve heard about reconstruction and implants, I just feel they’re not for me. I think I’d... Read more »
Please read two new articles on post-mastectomy care:Breast Reconstruction FAQs: What Are My Choices After Mastectomy?Fast FAQs: Opting for... Read more »
Q. I’m having a mastectomy, and I don’t really want to just leave it at that. But I also don’t want to fuss around with something I’d have to... Read more »
Q. I’ve heard there are lots of different choices for reconstruction. Can you summarize the basics? A. Sure. They boil down to two main choices,... Read more »
Q. What’s the best kind of reconstruction? A. The very best reconstruction is the one that makes you happy. And only you can decide that. Here are... Read more »