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Breast Reconstruction

5 Breast Reconstruction Myths

The decision of whether to undergo breast reconstruction after cancer is often very personal and significant. Our plastic surgeon believes everyone should know their options, even if they don’t plan to pursue reconstruction. To provide a better understanding of many misconceptions surrounding breast reconstruction, they’ve highlighted five common myths below, ... Continue Reading

Types of Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

Breast cancer can be a traumatic life experience, both physically and emotionally. At Richmond Aesthetic Surgery, our team understands that no decision is an easy one when it comes to your treatment and potential reconstructive surgery. Should you wish to learn about your reconstruction options following a mastectomy, Dr. Neil ... Continue Reading

Breast Cancer Screening, Diagnosis, and Monitoring

Despite where you are in the fight against breast cancer, you probably already know that medical tests are an important part of detecting, diagnosing, and monitoring the disease. While there are many tests available to help you on your journey to overcoming breast cancer, most can be categorized in the ... Continue Reading

Genetics and Breast Cancer

To date, most inherited cases of breast cancer have been associated with two genes: BRCA1, which stands for BReast CAncer gene one, and BRCA2, or BReast CAncer gene two. The function of these genes is to keep breast cells growing normally and to prevent any cancer cell growth. But when ... Continue Reading