Breast Cancer

In the midst of processing everything after finding out you have breast cancer, thinking about what to expect after surgery can easily get lost. While everyone’s recovery is a little different, and it’s always best to check with your surgeon about their specific recommendations, here’s...

I’m honored to have recently had a paper published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  focused on patient-reported outcomes after nipple-sparing mastectomy and breast reconstruction. Over the past decade, plastic surgeons have realized the importance of not just reporting on complication rates after surgical procedures, but also...

[SAN FRANCISCO, CA] March 21, 2019 Breast Restoration AdVocacy and Education (BRAVE) Coalition Foundation is recognizing their 6th annual “Brave Day” nationally this year in San Francisco.  Brave seeks to empower women through educating them of their rights to reconstruction when diagnosed with Breast Cancer. BRAVE...

One of the most rewarding parts of my job is educating other surgeons and patients on new and exciting techniques in breast cancer and breast reconstruction surgery. Furthermore, disseminating knowledge on getting the best breast cancer surgery results. I love interacting with surgeons who are...

I was interviewed last week for the article "Choosing Between Over or Under the Muscle" by Paige More over at paigeprevivor.com.  Paige asked me a variety of questions, ranging from my experiences as a survivor of breast cancer to my opinion on Over the Muscle and...

I’m currently only weeks away from my one year “cancerversary” from being diagnosed with Stage I breast cancer at age 37 and am finding myself taken back to where I was last year in getting ready to be on the “other side of the scalpel”...

Finding out you have breast cancer can be overwhelming on so many levels. In the midst of all of the initial appointments, it can be difficult to understand which providers you need to see and how each one is involved in your care. Here are some...