Although plastic surgery continues to be destigmatized and resources for breast cancer treatment and prevention continue to grow, the number of women who were offered reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy does not reflect that. ??
As of 2017, less than half of all women who required a mastectomy were offered breast reconstruction surgery, and fewer than 20% opted for immediate reconstruction. ?
What many patients don’t know is having a plastic surgeon on your breast cancer team can make a huge difference. ?#BreastReconAwareness