Should I Remove My Textured Implants?
When understanding surgery options and the risks associated with a mastectomy, you don’t necessarily expect implants to be one of them. This morning, Allergan, a leading manufacturer of breast implants, announced they are voluntarily recalling their textured breast implants from future use in breast surgeries, including breast augmentation and reconstruction.
Breast Cancer Support Guide & Groups to Follow
Despite having a strong support system, breast cancer can take a devastating emotional toll on people. Luckily, there are many resources available to assist you in coping with your diagnosis and treatment, such as support groups.
The Chrysalis Initiative
The Chrysalis Initiative addresses the individual and institutional knowledge, attitudes and behaviors that impact health outcomes for Black women (and other disparate groups) with breast cancer. The vision of The Chrysalis Initiative is a world in which the color of one's skin does not create a barrier to quality health care.
Exploring Breast Implant Revision: All You Need to Know
A breast implant revision is a procedure that replaces your old implants with new ones. The goal of this procedure varies from case to case: You may need to replace an old or leaking implant, your implant may have issues that impact breast appearance or your comfort, or you may want to improve the appearance if you were unhappy with the implant results the first time around.
YOUR HELPFUL GUIDE TO RECOVERY
With the start of another new month, comes a new theme: RECOVERY. Recovery is crucial for our bodies, minds and overall health. It’s the time to give your body a break so that you can heal faster. However, as many of us know, recovery isn't just for after surgery. It's a constant. Once you've been through it, you are always trying to heal, rest, find a new version of yourself, and try styles and solutions that help you along the way. Here’s some helpful recovery tips and suggestions to keep in mind for your recovery.
Early Detection of Breast Cancer: What You Should Do
1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer at some point during their lifetime. In fact, breast cancer is poised to surpass lung cancer as the number one most common cancer in women. With these odds, it’s extremely important to know your body and detect when something seems strange. However, you may wonder, what signs do I look for? Read on to discover why early detection is so important and how to help yourself detect breast cancer early.