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BY Summer E. Hanson, M.D., Ph.D.

For many breast cancer patients, breast reconstruction is an important part of cancer treatment. The goal of breast reconstruction surgery is to recreate part or all of the breast that has been removed during breast cancer treatment.

Reconstruction is known to benefit a patient’s body image and quality of life. But recent research shows that, in the U.S., fewer than 25% of breast cancer survivors understand the options for reconstruction...

Cancerwise blog post: Dr. Summer Hanson shares breast reconstruction information