Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
Neoplasms | Plastic Surgery | Surgery | Women's Health
Conclusion: As physicians involved at multiple levels in the treatment of breast cancer patients, it is our duty to understand the basics of diagnostic and treatment options for our patients, but also to promote specific counseling about the potential benefits of reconstruction within the medical and general communities. Raising awareness about breast reconstruction enables more women to consider it as an option that for many will translate into an improved quality of life as a breast cancer survivor.
breast cancer, breast reconstruction, quality of life
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Arch Plast Surg. 2015 Jul;42(4):511-2. doi: 10.5999/aps.2015.42.4.511. Epub 2015 Jul 14. Link to article on publisher's site
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Lujan-Hernandez, Jorge R.; Perez Martinez, Mauricio; and Lalikos, Janice F., "Breast Reconstruction: Closing the Loop after Breast Cancer" (2015). Open Access Articles. 2697.
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