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Prophylactic Double Mastectomy with Immediate DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction PRMA Plastic Surgery

Prophylactic Double Mastectomy with Immediate DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction: Dvora’s Experience

Prophylactic Double Mastectomy with Immediate DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction PRMA Plastic Surgery

Is DIEP flap reconstruction an option after prophylactic mastectomy?

Due to a high risk of breast cancer, Dvora chose to undergo bilateral prophylactic nipple-sparing mastectomy with immediate DIEP flap breast reconstruction.

“The minute I found out I was BRCA1 positive, I knew I would be planning a preventative surgery to help drastically lower the odds of me getting breast cancer. Knowing that my mother had had a clear mammogram just months before being diagnosed with Stage 2 cancer made me want to aggressively fight my odds of getting an especially aggressive genetic mutation. I knew that vigilant monitoring through mammograms wasn’t for me, and that I would lose sleep for weeks (or months) before each yearly exam,” shared Dvora.

After her surgery Dvora wanted to share her experience with this procedure with others!  

The minute I found out I was BRCA1 positive, I knew I would be planning a preventative surgery to help drastically lower the odds of me getting breast cancer.

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