Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed among women in Singapore and it is therefore important for women to be aware of treatment modalities. Surgery is an essential component of breast cancer treatment, and it is done in combination with adjuvant treatment. Adjuvant therapy may include radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormonal treatment, etc depending on each […]
According to the Singapore Cancer Registry, breast cancer remains the most common cancer diagnosed in females and the leading cause of cancer death in women.
Is breast reconstructive surgery painful, lengthy and difficult to recover from? Plastic surgeon Timothy Shim dispels some myths about breast reconstruction.
Suitability, breast reconstruction technique and timing are the key factors in deciding whether to go for breast reconstruction, and when.