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Alternative Therapy After Radiation and Breast Reconstruction

Published on March 3, 2012 by

According to a new study published in the most recent issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, researchers have discovered a new technique that may offer breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy an effective breast reconstruction alternative. Typically, breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy are not ideal candidates for implant-based breast reconstruction. Radiation therapy significantly damages underlying tissues at a microscopic level. As a result, radiation therapy treatments can negatively affect the outcome of reconstruction and increase the risk of long-term complications following surgery. For years this has left radiation therapy recipients with very limited reconstruction options. The study, led by researcher Dr. Salgarello Marzja and colleagues of University Hospital in […]

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Bigger Breasts Naturally?

Published on November 9, 2011 by

Bigger Breasts With Your Own Stem Cells? Enlarge your Breasts Naturally. Have you seen the ads for enhancing your breasts naturally with your own fat? Did you wonder if this actually works? Taking fat from one area and putting it in another such as your face, hands, and butt, has gained in popularity related to improved harvesting techniques that yield better results. However transferring fat to the breasts for other than reconstruction after cancer remains very controversial. Dr. Pathy, Double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, who frequently performs fat transfer in cases of reconstruction states, “There isn’t enough long-term data to definitively show that there won’t be complications with breast imaging […]

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