I When I was 39 years old (12 years
ago), I had breast cancer and had a mastectomy with immediate
reconstruction using tissue from my tummy. My reconstructed
breast is doing just fine but my problem is that over the last
12 years I have gained some weight
and my natural breast is
now larger and more droopy than it used to be. So unfortunately,
my breasts don’t match anymore. Is there a way to make my
breasts more symmetrical? I am very self-conscious when I put a
First of all, congratulations on 12
years of beating breast cancer. This disease which has plagued
women (and to a lesser extent men), since the beginning of time
is so treatable when caught early. You are proof of that.
Regular exams by your doctor, regular self exams and screening
mammograms are so.....