What You Should Know about Breast Reconstruction
Losing one or both breasts to cancer and mastectomy can be traumatic. It can make you feel like a part of you is missing. It can make you feel insecure and the way you look. Fortunately, you don't have to continue feeling this way. You have options.
Today, women who lose one or both breasts to cancer and mastectomy can benefit from state-of-the-art opportunities in reconstruction. At MUSC, we believe each woman should have access to the full range of options including those for implant reconstruction as well as revolutionary techniques for natural tissue reconstruction, which our doctors have helped to advance.
Which Breast Reconstruction Procedure is Right for You?
We can help you determine what will work best for you and also help with choices on other issues, for example, whether to delay reconstruction or have it done at the time of mastectomy. We want you to explore and understand all the possibilities so that you will be fully satisfied with the results of your reconstruction.
MUSC offers numerous breast reconstruction procedure options. Your doctor can work with you to better determine which procedure is right for you based on your needs. Learn more about our procedure options below.