It’s the perfect time to plan a summer surgery. But is surgery right for you? Maybe you’ve seen a friend undergo surgery with great results, or seen a procedure that seems like it could be a good fit for you. Surgery can be a life-changing and life-affirming choice, but it’s also a big decision. We’re […]
Category: Breast reconstruction
Understanding Breast Reconstruction.
Breast cancer is an all-too-common disease that affects thousands of Canadian women every year. The Breast Cancer Society of Canada estimates that in 2015, 25 000 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. The life-altering fight to overcome this disease often involves the removal of the affected breast(s) with a surgical process known as […]
Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy – your options.
Breast cancer in itself brings about a whole list of emotional and physical attributes – even without the added cosmetic concerns of a potential breast removal. There is no denying the multi-faceted complexities of undergoing a mastectomy. To many, breasts are an external representation of femininity and their loss represents much more than fatty chest […]
October 15, 2014 is Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day
“Closing the loop on breast cancer means making sure that every woman who is diagnosed with breast cancer is aware of all of her options to heal.” – Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada October 15, 2014 is BRA Day – an initiative designed to promote education, awareness and access for women who may wish to […]