March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
Wai-Yee Li, M.D., Ph.D.: Helping Patients ‘Pick up the Pieces’
June 22, 2017 | Travis Marshall
Wai-Yee Li, M.D., Ph.D., is a distinguished and award-winning plastic surgeon at City of Hope. But rather than Hollywood-style nips and tucks, Li specializes in postcancer reconstructive surgery.
Many patients unaware that breast cancer reconstruction is an option
October 15, 2014 | Nicole White
Most women who are treated for breast cancer with a mastectomy do not choose to undergo reconstructive surgery. Only 42 percent of women opt for breast reconstruction after mastectomy, a new study finds.
Most women forgo breast reconstruction after breast cancer, study finds
August 22, 2014 | Nicole White
Undergoing reconstructive surgery may seem like a forgone conclusion for survivors of breast cancer, but that doesn't appear to be the case. A new study has found that most breast cancer survivors who undergo a mastectomy decide against surgical reconstruction of their breasts.
Breast cancer reconstruction: Options after treatment (w/VIDEO)
September 29, 2013 | Hiu Chung So
The best outcome of any cancer therapy includes not only eradication of tumor cells but also restoring the patient's health, well-being and dignity. In the case of breast cancer, this can entail reconstructive surgery.