Get Natural Results with Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

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When a woman faces a breast cancer diagnosis, she needs to remember that she has choices on this journey. No woman should have to settle simply because “that’s the way it’s always been done.” This is especially true when it comes to preparing for a mastectomy. At Bedford Breast Center in Beverly Hills, CA, we

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The Truth About Breast Health

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Your Breasts Are Not Ticking Time Bombs “One in eight” is the scary, ubiquitous statistic that rings like a tolling bell and weighs every woman down with the threat of breast cancer. We all know someone who has had it, fought it, maybe beat it, or worse, succumbed. It seems like it is everywhere. As

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10 Myths Breast Cancer Patients Should Know

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“The goal of breast reconstruction is to restore one or both breasts to near normal shape, appearance, symmetry and size following mastectomy, lumpectomy or congenital deformities.” –American Society of Plastic Surgeons For breast cancer patients, recognizing the facts and myths in breast reconstruction surgery can be life-altering. By knowing how to identify myths and misconceptions,

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Comfort in Numbers – a look at breast cancer diagnosis statistics with Dr. Heather Richardson, MD, FACS

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Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, or even finding a lump in the shower, can strike fear in the hearts of women everywhere. The devastating news about Kelly Preston shines a spotlight on the worst-case scenario for anyone touched by breast cancer. Dr. Heather Richardson of Bedford Breast Center in Beverly Hills, CA wants to ensure

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I am a Breast Surgeon Prepping to Care for COVID Positive Patients

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I am a general surgeon who practices breast cancer healthcare. I haven’t entered into an ICU in 15 years. I love that I get to care for patients at a glacial pace where I have an industrial amount of upfront information and make challenging decisions as a group, in part with direction from the patient

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Addressing Hard Lumps After Fat Grafting Breast Augmentation

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While fat necrosis – the lumps that sometimes appear post-fat transfer – is a troubling occurrence for patients after the fat grafting breast augmentation procedure, it is a benign event that is more of a cosmetic issue and a matter of physical comfort than a serious or life-threatening health concern. At Bedford Breast Center, we

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Breast Cancer Surgery: What You Should Know

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If a cancerous or pre-cancerous lesion is detected during a breast biopsy, a breast cancer surgery may be a recommended portion of your treatment. The following article discusses breast cancer surgery and the common questions patients often have about the procedure and the different treatment options. Bedford Breast Center offers comprehensive breast cancer care from

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Will You Need Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer Surgery? What You Need to Know About Breast Surgery

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The majority of women who have received a breast cancer diagnosis will have surgery as a part of their treatment. But is breast reconstruction surgery a necessary procedure for every patient? Can breast cancer surgery and breast reconstruction be one procedure? Bedford Breast Center specializes in providing comprehensive breast health services, helping patients triumph over

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What Should I Expect During a Breast Biopsy? How Long do Breast Biopsy Results Take? Your Questions About Breast Biopsy Answered

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Finding a suspicious lump is certainly troubling however getting a breast biopsy results can be a relief and the first step to recovery. What is involved in having a breast biopsy? We discuss the types of biopsies and what can be expected from the results of your breast tissue pathology reports. Bedford Breast Center is

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Breast Biopsy Procedure: What to Expect

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Learning that you have a suspicious breast mass or other atypical findings is frightening. Bedford Breast Center offers comprehensive care, support, and treatment to women experiencing the anxiety of a breast abnormality or a breast cancer diagnosis. If you have a lump in your breast that requires a biopsy procedure to accurately diagnose, here is what you should expect.

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