Breast cancer

Post Mastectomy: What’s Next?

Fighting breast cancer and having to undergo all of the treatment, is hard on your body and your psyche. After having a mastectomy patients can feel inadequate and less confident then they used to be. There are a few choices to be considered, such as reconstructive surgery and prosthesis....

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Breast forms after mastectomy

After mastectomy restoration of body symmetry, a very important aspect of coping with daily life, may be achieved either using breast forms that are suspended in a brassiere or by a new system in which breast forms are attached by adhesive strips to the thorax walls. The system promises...

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Considering using Breast Forms over Reconstructive Surgery?

There are a number of reasons why Breast Forms are favored over reconstructive surgery. Breast forms have been identified as an important alternative to reconstructive surgery post mastectomy surgery. Reconstructive surgery is less advantageous because it requires further surgery for the patient to undergo. Not only must a patient...

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Cancer and Whey

Researchers are only beginning to discover the links between dietary choices and health consequences. Now they've taken a major step toward understanding one of these links. A team of ARS-funded investigators—Reza Hakkak, Martin J.J. Ronis, and J. Craig Rowlands—led by neuroendocrinologist and nutritionist Thomas M. Badger, has found that a...

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