FAQs about keeping or restructuring your breasts after breast cancer treatment.
When Angelina Jolie publicly announced her double mastectomy in 2013, she was praised for possibly saving many women’s lives. But we know more today than we did then and experts now agree that too many women are undergoing unnecessary mastectomies. Here are the facts.
In 2011, the FDA announced that saline breast implants and silicone gel breast implants were linked to a rare cancer of the immune system.
Dane’e McCree decided to have her breasts removed. Her doctor assured her that surgery would spare her nipples and leave her with natural-looking breasts.
In December 2012, the FDA approved Sientra’s “Silimed silicone gel breast implants.” These implants are also called “gummy breast implants” because they are made of a thicker gel that is said to resemble candy gummy bears. But are they safe?
New research suggests that vitamin D may help women diagnosed with breast cancer to survive the disease.