Informing, Empowering, Supporting

Your go-to resource for all things breast reconstruction

BreastReconstruction.org is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Informing, Empowering, Supporting

Your go-to resource for all things breast reconstruction

BreastReconstruction.org is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Informing, Empowering, Supporting

Your go-to resource for all things breast reconstruction

BreastReconstruction.org is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Your Voice,
Your Choice

Gain insights from both medical experts and patients as they share their experiences with breast reconstruction.

Getting Started

Reconstruction Options

Implant Reconstruction

This type of breast reconstruction uses an implant to restore breast contour.
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Implant Reconstruction
This type of breast reconstruction uses an implant to restore breast contour.

Natural Tissue Reconstruction

This approach to breast reconstruction uses a patient’s own tissue to create a breast.
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Natural Tissue Reconstruction
This approach to breast reconstruction uses a patient’s own tissue to create a breast.

Lumpectomy & Oncoplastic Surgery

Lumpectomy removes only part of the breast to treat breast cancer. Oncoplastic surgery can help reduce any contour abnormalities it causes.
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Lumpectomy & Oncoplastic Surgery
Lumpectomy removes only part of the breast to treat breast cancer. Oncoplastic surgery can help reduce any contour abnormalities it causes.

Secondary Procedures & Revision Surgery

In many cases, breast reconstruction takes multiple steps to complete. In others, patients may choose to have additional procedures to refine or correct their results.
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Secondary Procedures & Revision Surgery
In many cases, breast reconstruction takes multiple steps to complete. In others, patients may choose to have additional procedures to refine or correct their results.

Mastectomy & Genetic Mutations

Advances in mastectomy techniques and genetic testing have profoundly influenced breast reconstruction. This context may help you understand your options.
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Mastectomy & Genetic Mutations
Advances in mastectomy techniques and genetic testing have profoundly influenced breast reconstruction. This context may help you understand your options.

Recovery & Risks

Recovery, risks, and long-term maintenance are essential considerations as you choose a type of breast reconstruction.
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Recovery & Risks
Recovery, risks, and long-term maintenance are essential considerations as you choose a type of breast reconstruction.

Patient Stories

Macee’s Story

Macee’s Story

Procedures
Bilateral mastectomies
Tissue expander implant placement
Implant reconstruction
Nipple areola tattoo

Anna’s Story

Anna’s Story

Procedures
Bilateral mastectomies
Expander implant breast reconstruction
Lumpectomy
Oncoplastic Closure