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Helping you through breast cancer treatment

Lumpectomy, mastectomy and breast reconstruction

Lumpectomy, mastectomy and breast reconstruction

The main point that I would make here is that you should ensure you make an informed decision about your surgery by speaking to your breast surgeon and taking a second opinion if you feel it is necessary. Macmillan have a helpful guide to making decisions about your surgery here.

Lumpectomy

Breast Cancer Care

Cancer Research UK

Mastectomy and breast reconstruction

Breast Cancer Care  information about undergoing a mastectomy.

Breast Cancer Care have a booklet on breast reconstruction surgery which you can download or order here

ABC Diagnosis  is a website set up by a lady with secondary breast cancer which focuses on your options for breast cancer surgery and reconstruction.

Knitted Knockers UK  are a charity which provide free knitted breast prosthetics for ladies who have undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy.

Keeping Abreast is a charity dedicated to supporting women through and after breast reconstruction.

11 Things No One Tells You About Getting a Double Mastectomy – article on self.com

Mastectexpect for lots of very helpful information about mastectomies

Recoheart for post surgery bras

HELPFUL RESOURCES AND MORE INFORMATION

Breast Cancer Care have a booklet on what to expect when you go into hospital for breast cancer surgery which you can download or order here

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