The Days After Fibroadenoma Surgery

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy A fibroadenoma is a benign cyst that grows on the breast. It is a non-cancerous lump but should be removed in order to stop possible complications. After going through a fibroadenoma surgery, the patient must be aware of the post surgery...

Recovery Process for Latissimus Dorsi Flap Reconstruction

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy   The latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction process is one done to help reconstruct the breast after a mastectomy. Mastectomies are a follow-up option for those who have large amounts of tissue removed because of breast cancer. However, this...

Preparing for Breast Reconstruction After Cancer Surgery

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy If your breast cancer was discovered early, perhaps you had a segmental mastectomy where only a part of your breast was removed. If your cancer was discovered late in the game, you might have underwent a mastectomy. Afterward, many women choose...

Breast Health: Causes and Treatments for Fibroadenomas

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy Many women discover a lump in their breasts during their regular self-examination. These women are often fearing the worst – breast cancer. However, some lumps are often harmless. If the lump is moveable and painless, it is likely that you...

Drainage Tube After Breast Surgery

By Dr. Kathleen Ruddy Breast surgery can be emotionally draining and physically exhausting. The aftermath of breast surgery can be just as important as the surgery itself. Properly taking care of your body and your drain tube can have a major impact on your total...