According to the National Cancer Institute, prophylactic mastectomies in high risk women may decrease their breast cancer risk by upwards of 90%.Read more
Because research has shown that the radical mastectomy is no more effective than less extreme forms of mastectomy, the medical community has since focused on tissue preservation and the concept that "less is more."Read more
Dr. Robert Allen has successfully performed more than 4,000 breast reconstructions and for over two decades, he and his team of plastic surgeons continue to set the gold standard for breast reconstruction in the U.S. and around the world.
A young mom who had a double mastectomy which has taken an emotional toll on her.
Dr. Robert Allen answers your questions about breast reconstruction surgery.