The Facts about SWIM Breast Reconstruction

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Navigating breast cancer treatments and reconstructive surgery options can be overwhelming. SWIM is a revolutionary breast reconstruction procedure that does not require implants or free flaps. It stands for skin-sparing, wise pattern, internal mammary perforator—and was developed at the Bedford Breast Center in Beverly Hills, CA. The SWIM technique was developed by Lisa B. Cassileth,

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Is Breast Reconstruction Surgery Necessary?

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A woman has many options after a mastectomy – breast reconstruction surgery is one of them. There are good reasons why you may choose to not have breast reconstruction surgery. Perhaps you are not a good candidate for more surgery based on your health or cancer treatment. Maybe you don’t want more surgery. Perhaps you

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What’s The Difference Between Screening and Diagnostic Mammography?

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Mammography is the most effective method for breast cancer screening as it is often the first line of early detection. Generally, mammography divides into two categories: Screening mammograms Diagnostic mammograms What is a Screening Mammogram? Screening mammograms look for signs of cancers. “Screening” mammogram implies that there is nothing wrong, that there are no symptoms,

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