Ask the Doctor Special Edition: BRCA+ and Preventive Mastectomies

This week, The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction was flooded with calls and inquiries regarding the BRCA+ gene and questions regarding preventive mastectomies. Angelina Jolie’s moving op-ed in the New York Times highlighted her choice to have a double mastectomy.

For those of you who are considering this procedure, or simply want to find out more about the BRCA+ gene and whether a mastectomy is right for you, we’ve rounded up the best of our Ask the Doctor posts to help you move toward an informed decision. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact our office.


Should I Have a Preventive Mastecomy?
Who Can Have a Skin-Sparing and Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Why?
Will My Insurance Company Pay for My Mastectomy to Reduce My Risk of Breast Cancer?
What is a BRCA Test and Do I Need One?
Improving Your Self Esteem After a Mastectomy
The Latest Technology in Preventative Mastectomy Procedures
One Woman’s Journey to DO Something About Her BRCA Status


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