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Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Please clarify.: I am a breast surgeon and poised and ready to answer a question about my specialty. Do you have a specific question?
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
BreastCancer Surgeon: Breast surgeons are usually general surgeons who specialize in the screening, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of breast cancer. Stated another w ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Google: Look up.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
Know what: Plrase before specific.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
It varies by region: Breast biopsies are usually performed via non-surgical needle biopsy, either under ultrasound or xray (stereotactic) guidance. The decision to biops ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience in Hand Surgery
YES: That would be a part of the procedure, but make sure you discuss with your surgeon.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
No: There is no evidence that implants of any type, whether saline or silicone, cause breast cancer, although a recent study suggested that implants might ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo
24 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Very personal choice: Mastectomy has a lower risk of cancer recurrence than lumpectomy. Radiation is typically recommended following lumpectomy to decrease the recurrence r ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Rarely: Breast cancer surgeons have learned a lot from our plastic surgery colleagues and now try to apply many of the same principles that they follow with b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Any type of surgery involves an incision and is therefore associated with pain. The amount of pain experienced is different for each patient.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes, it is possible: Certainly, many people do for a variety of reasons ranging from removal, removal with replacement for larger/smaller implants, transition from saline ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
How do you know: It is a fibroadenoma only if it has not been excised? And I do not know the distinction between "removal" & "surgery". It needs to be excised to pro ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Flap or implant: Basically - you can use your own tissue or reconstruct with a breast implant. There are several options when your own tissue is used including tram ( ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mia Skourtis
22 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Implants and Cancer: There has been no evidence that breast implants cause breast cancer. There is a very small chance that the presence of implants could reduce the amou ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Usually not.: Breast reconstruction involves expanders/implants beneath the chest muscles, allowing the tissues just under the skin surface (where the breast used t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Anyone: Any licensed physican may perform any surgical procedure - that's the law. However, this doesn't mean they have been properly trained. It is usuall ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Completely different: For some photos visit http://www.Fattransferbreastaug.Com. This requires an extensive consultation to determine if you are a good candidate and the r ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
A bra or support: The only way to truly lift the breast without surgery is by using a bra or some form of external support such as adhesive tape or supports. There is n ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rene Perez
10 years experience in Cosmetic Surgery
Yes generally: speaking. Its safety will, more precisely depend on the specific patient's state of health, surgical technique, and surgeon's experience and dedicatio ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
MRI: An MRI of the breast is necessary to see if any cancer is there. It's a good test to find even the tiniest cancers.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
Mastectomies: Mastectomy would be the surgery it most important is try to determine the cause.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Implants v. "Flaps": In general, there are two different techniques for reconstruction following a mastectomy. In one, tissue expanders are placed under the chest wall mu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Risk: All surgery carries some risk but that can be minimized by pre operative screening. The length of time a breast reduction takes is roughly double tha ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience in Breast Surgery
Well......: All breast surgeons are trained general surgeons who have completed additional training in breast diseases. Many general surgeons perform good breast ... Read More

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