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For many Connecticut women, becoming a mother is a dream come true. And it’s no wonder why. Having children can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. However, no matter how much Connecticut women may love their kids, they may not be so enthusiastic about the results of pregnancy and breastfeeding on […]

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Many Connecticut women who are facing a mastectomy – either due to a breast cancer diagnosis or being classified as high risk for breast cancer in the future – also want to reconstruct their breasts. And, it’s no wonder why. Breasts are one of the most personal aspects of a Connecticut woman’s body, and one […]

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Connecticut women who are facing a mastectomy due to breast cancer have several choices to make. Should you get a breast reconstruction? If you want to get a breast reconstruction, which type of surgery should you have – one that uses your body’s natural tissue to rebuild your breasts, or one that uses implants? And, […]

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In addition to all the emotions that come into play when a Connecticut woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, also comes the complicated process of coordinating care. When diagnosed with breast cancer, a Connecticut woman must meet with her oncologist to determine her course of treatment, then coordinate that care into a schedule. If your […]

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If you’re a Houston breast cancer patient who is also suffering from lymphedema, you’re likely very frustrated. It’s bad enough to receive a breast cancer diagnosis, but now you’re also dealing with the pain and discomfort of excess lymph fluid building up in your arm. You may also be self-conscious of the way you look, […]

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Choosing to have breast reconstruction after a mastectomy can be a very confusing and emotional time for Connecticut women. You’ve received a breast cancer diagnosis, gone through treatments and have decided to take the most precautionary measure possible to remove the cancerous tissue and prevent it from coming back. And, you’ve also decided to undergo […]

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In years past, Connecticut women who wanted to have a breast reconstruction with a silicone or saline implant would require two surgeries. First, the mastectomy would be performed, and a balloon-like tissue expander would be placed to expand the breast tissue and prepare it for the implant. After several months, once the breast tissue had […]

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Oncologists and breast reconstruction plastic surgeons like Dr. Fusi & Dr. Craig of Connecticut’s Fusi & Craig Plastic Surgery are always looking for the latest innovations to provide mastectomy patients with the best aesthetic results, without sacrificing safety. The newest procedure to provide these types of results is called nipple sparring – a mastectomy procedure […]

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Many Connecticut breast reconstruction patients never had considered elective plastic surgery. But, after it became apparent that the best course of treatment for their case of breast cancer was a mastectomy, they’ve understandably decided to restore their bodies to their former shape and silhouette. Often, due to Connecticut breast reconstruction patients’ desires to have natural […]

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Lymphedema can be a painful complication of breast cancer treatment, in which lymph nodes were either surgically removed or radiated. In Connecticut and Houston lymphedema patients, the lymphatic and circulatory systems do not function properly, and lymph fluid collects in the arms, rather than draining normally. The results are a swollen arm that is noticeably […]

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