• Decision Aid for Women with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer seeking Breast Reconstruction Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Single-Blinded, Pilot Study

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    : Women undergoing immediate breast reconstruction for breast cancer often experience anxiety when faced with reconstruction and the type of reconstruction to choose. The purpose of this study is to analyze the impact of a decision aid on decisional conflict in women with newly diagnosed breast cancer seeking breast reconstruction.
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  • Age and cancer treatment factors influence patient reported outcomes following therapeutic mammoplasty and contralateral symmetrisation for treatment of breast cancer

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Oncoplastic surgery for breast cancer has increased in popularity over the last few years, with the oncological safety confirmed in several studies. There are, however, limited published data on patient reported outcomes from this surgical approach. This study assessed patient reported outcomes of satisfaction following therapeutic mammoplasty and contralateral symmetrisation as part of breast cancer treatment in relation to other patient and treatment factors.
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