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Dr. C Medical Doctor

San Antonio, Texas
Board certified plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction after breast cancer.
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"Fighter" by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This film is dedicated to all who fight breast cancer.... past, present, and future. Read on »
98% Of Mastectomy Patients Would Have Reconstruction Again, Study Says by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Satisfaction Rate 94% - 100% Women who have breast reconstruction after an elective mastectomy are satisfied with their decision, have low complication rates and 98 perc ... Read on »
98% Of Mastectomy Patients Would Have Reconstruction Again, Study Says by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Satisfaction Rate 94% - 100% Women who have breast reconstruction after an elective mastectomy are satisfied with their decision, have low complication rates and 98 percen ... Read on »
Abdominal Muscle - Why Save It? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Most women that have looked into breast reconstruction know about the TRAM flap. The TRAM uses lower abdominal skin, fat, and varying amounts of abdominal muscle to reconst ... Read on »
Age Not An Exclusion Criterion for Breast Reconstruction by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Breast Reconstruction in Older Women: Should Age Be an Exclusion Criterion? Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 118(1):16-22, July 2006. Bowman, Cameron C. M.D.; Lenno ... Read on »
Alloderm Breast Reconstruction by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Alloderm is now being used routinely in breast reconstruction. Here's what you need to know... First off, what is it? AlloDerm is derived from donated (cadaveric) hu ... Read on »
Are you a BRCA Patient Interested in Prophylactic Mastectomy & DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Angelina Jolie's decision to have prophylactic mastectomies and immediate breast reconstruction earlier this year has prompted women across the country to look into their he ... Read on »
Are you a DIEP Flap candidate? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The DIEP flap procedure has rapidly become the "gold standard" in breast reconstruction today. While not every woman is a candidate for DIEP flap surgery, many are turned aw ... Read on »
Avoiding Denervation of Abdominal Muscles during DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Surgery by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The following interesting article was published in the "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery" journal this month..... Avoiding Denervation of Rectus Abdominis in DIEP Flap ... Read on »
Avoiding Denervation of Abdominal Muscles during DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Surgery by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The following interesting article was published in the "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery" journal this month..... Avoiding Denervation of Rectus Abdominis in DIEP Fla ... Read on »
Bif Naked Fighting Breast Cancer By Making Music by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Bif Naked, Canadian punk rocker, 36-year-old newlywed, vows to keep working on two new albums while in treatment for breast cancer. Bif, born Beth Torbert, found the breast ... Read on »
Bif Naked Fighting Breast Cancer By Making Music by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Bif Naked, Canadian punk rocker, 36-year-old newlywed, vows to keep working on two new albums while in treatment for breast cancer. Bif, born Beth Torbert, found the breast lu ... Read on »
BRA Day SA - Join us! by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I have to say, it's about time. Finally, there is a national push to increase awareness about breast reconstruction. For years I have had to console ladies who were ... Read on »
BRCA 1 & 2 Gene Testing: What Does A Positive Test Mean And Should You Get Tested? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The BRCA 1 and 2 gene mutations, and a handful of other (rarer) gene mutations, account for about 10% of all breast cancer cases. The abnormal genes affect about ... Read on »
BRCA Testing: What it means for you by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer By: Brandy Korman If you have a family history of breast cancer, chances are that you have been BRCA tested or are considering it. BRCA is an acronym for BReast C ... Read on »
Breast Cancer and Reconstruction: Exploring the Options, Procedures and Perceptions by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer By Lisa Barclay Breast cancer. It is the leading cancer diagnosed in women in America. This year, it will affect the lives of more than 180,000 women for the first time ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Gene Testing Less Likely Among Blacks by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - African American women are generally less likely than white women to pursue genetic testing for BRCA1 or BRCA2, the gene mutations associated wit ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Gene Testing Less Likely Among Blacks by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - African American women are generally less likely than white women to pursue genetic testing for BRCA1 or BRCA2, the gene mutations associated with ... Read on »
Breast Cancer patients may benefit from picking own breast surgeon by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Women with breast cancer who are involved in the process of selecting their surgeon are more likely to be treated by more experienced surgeons and in hospitals with establis ... Read on »
Breast Cancer patients may benefit from picking own breast surgeon by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Women with breast cancer who are involved in the process of selecting their surgeon are more likely to be treated by more experienced surgeons and in hospitals with establishe ... Read on »