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Topic: Reconstruction?

Forum: Young With Breast Cancer —

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Posted on: Nov 22, 2019 08:27AM

pclaradactyl wrote:

Did any of yall have masectemoies? What type of reconstruction did you do? Have you had any kids yet and plan to?

We had plans for me to do a 5-flap DIEP surgery, but now post-masectomy my surgeon is backtracking given my age (and a number of other factors). She says it'll be easier after having kids at least. I'm curious what other people's experience is. What surgeries did you choose?

Dx 5/13/2019, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, ER-/PR-, HER2-
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