The surprising reason why breast implants might protect against breast cancer

It’s an open secret that having breast implants is associated with a lower risk of developing breast cancer. With all of the recent concern about the connection between textured breast implants and ALCL (a type of lymphoma that can develop in the scar capsule), it is surprising to many that overall, having breast implants seems… Read More »

Angelina Jolie and breast reconstruction: new options are changing treatment of breast cancer

Much has been made of Angelina Jolie’s decision to have prophylactic mastectomies because of the BRCA gene mutation, but hidden behind the headlines is the fact that her option for immediate reconstruction using an acellular dermal matrix internal bra is a relatively recent development. Kudos to Angelina for having the courage to go public with her experience,… Read More »

Are you a breast cancer previvor?

With all the publicity surrounding Angelina Jolie’s decision to have prophylactic mastectomies because of the BRCA breast cancer gene, it should come as no surprise that a new word has appeared to describe her choice: Previvor. Why wait until you have breast cancer, goes the logic, when you can prevent it? Better to be a previvor than a survivor,… Read More »

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