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Breast reconstruction

Find out about the different types of reconstruction surgery for breast cancer, including possible problems.

About breast reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is surgery to make a new breast after removal of the breast or part of the breast.

Types of breast reconstruction

Compare the types of breast reconstruction and find out how to choose a suitable option for you.

Breast reconstruction using implants

Find out about surgery to have a new breast shape using an implant after mastectomy.

Breast reconstruction using body tissue

Find out about surgery to have a new breast shape made using your own body tissue after mastectomy.

Exercises after breast reconstruction using implants

See the exercises to do after breast reconstruction surgery using a simple implant or a tissue expander implant. 

Exercises after breast reconstruction using muscle

Learn about exercises to do after breast reconstruction using muscles from your back.

Possible problems with breast reconstruction

Find out about the possible problems that may happen after breast reconstruction surgery.

Last reviewed: 
11 Jul 2014

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