Breast Reconstruction Surgery - A Blessing For Women Battling Cancer!by Ronit Roy Health Educator & Consultant
Breast cancer is a global threat that is feared by many women all around the world. Many a time, the medicine or radiation is not sufficient to cure it and it requires cancer surgery to address it. As a result, it is crucial to avail of breast cancer surgery to address it. Having deformed breasts or no breasts at all is a quite traumatic experience for any woman. Thankfully, breast reconstruction surgery can help significantly for the same.
The world shattered for Mrs. Sarala Talukdar when she was informed that she was diagnosed with breast cancer but later this surgery helped her cope up with the same.
Mrs. Sarala was complaining about having pain in her left breast for quite some time. As a leading gynecology clinic was offering a women’s health check-up at a discounted rate for a special occasion her daughter booked the package for her. After the screening, the doctor suspected breast cancer and referred her for further tests. The mammogram and FNAC confirmed it was an advanced stage of breast cancer.
Their surgical oncologist came to the conclusion that it cannot be treated with medicine and radiation alone and needed surgery. To make things worse, the doctor advised undergoing mastectomy for both breasts as she was in high risk of cancer prolapse in the future. However, the doctors ensure that reconstruction surgery can help with the natural appearance of her chest contour. Mrs. Talukdar was consoled by her husband who made her agree to the surgery. After the surgery, she was advised to wait for sometime before the reconstruction surgeries.
After 3 months, her reconstruction surgery was scheduled and carried out. The surgery could not replace the entire loss of breast tissue, but it restored its overall look. It helped Mrs. Talukdar to have stable mental and emotional health. Now, she is making recovery at a good pace.
Reconstruction surgery indeed helps the patients to battle cancer even more effectively. There are several leading health-care facility that offers reconstruction surgery to patients suffering from cancer. Moreover, many times, breast reconstruction surgery is also offered to patients who suffered trauma and injury in their chest.
Many women are unaware f this surgery and fears that opting for breast cancer surgery would leave them with the imperfect feminine image. However, it is crucial to spread the right information and encourage them to avail quality treatment on time. Live if more precious than physical appearance after all.
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