October 7, 2021 Tags: Plastic Surgery News
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. On average, every 2 minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in the US. While rare, men can develop breast cancer, too. This October, we encourage you, your friends, and your loved ones to do a breast self-exam, schedule your regular clinical breast exams and mammograms, and see a doctor at the first sign of a change.
According to the CDC, these are some of the most common signs of breast cancer:
Losing one or both of your breasts to cancer can be a devastating and traumatic experience. For years, the team at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery has helped mastectomy and lumpectomy patients choose the reconstructive breast procedure that is right for them.
We are standing by to assist should you or someone you know be ready for a breast reconstruction consultation. Book your appointment at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery today!