Breast Cancer Blog

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SWIM Reconstruction vs. Goldilocks: What’s The Difference? (Updated 2024)

What is SWIM breast reconstruction, what is a Goldilocks mastectomy, and how do they differ? I'm often asked this question since Bedford Breast Center in Beverly Hills and our sister practice, Cassileth Plastic Surgery, are known for these advanced breast cancer surgeries. Before we delve into the difference between the two procedures, let’s establish the key …

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Oncoplastic Surgery: Enhancing Breast Conservation Surgery

At Bedford Breast Center, we prioritize preserving health and aesthetics, which is why we're proud to offer oncoplastic surgery. This specialized approach combines oncology principles with plastic surgery techniques to achieve optimal outcomes for breast-conserving surgery. What is Oncoplastic Surgery? Oncoplastic surgery is a sophisticated approach that blends the expertise of oncologic surgery with the …