More often than not, cancer treatments like chemotherapy cause hair loss. Some women lose all their hair during chemotherapy, while others may experience thinning. Hair loss isn’t exclusively along the scalp; it can also occur on the face, including the loss of eyebrows or eyelashes.
If you have wondered whether a grant for breast reconstruction from the AiRS Foundation helps cancer survivors heal, don’t just take it from us. Hear from one of our grant recipients, Shannon Howden, who was interviewed by The Dallas Morning News about her experience with reconstruction.
If you receive a call from your doctor saying you should consider a mastectomy, to remove a cancerous breast or to prevent the possibility of breast cancer, it can leave you feeling shocked and overwhelmed. Beyond the trauma of receiving a mastectomy recommendation, there are several different options for mastectomies.
Once you decide to undergo a mastectomy because of breast cancer, the next question that comes to mind is how to find a plastic surgeon for breast reconstruction. There are some factors to consider when choosing a plastic surgeon. Breast reconstruction is a delicate procedure, both physically and emotionally. Here are a few things to […]
According to researchers from University College London, however, other warning signs may appear first. In fact, they found that one in six cases of breast cancer begins with a symptom other than a suspect lump. By being aware of these other symptoms, women (and men) can catch breast cancer early and get treatment as soon […]