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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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Tammy's Breast Reconstruction Journey. Part 3 - Finding My Surgeon by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer By Tammy Carrington After deciding to pursue immediate breast reconstruction I went online and requested information from the PRMA website on a Saturday. By Monday morn ... Read on »
Breast Reconstruction Surgery Options After Mastectomy by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Every woman has a right to breast reconstruction surgery after breast cancer. This has been a federal mandate for some time and insurance companies have to pay for breast re ... Read on »
Links for 2010-01-21 [del.icio.us] by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Dr. Minas T. Chrysopoulo -- a Scars1 Hero @Scars1 I'm flattered by the Hero feature http://bit.ly/84NYSI. Thank you! Read on »
Links for 2010-01-03 [del.icio.us] by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Best Scar Treatment - What Does Science Say? Read on »
Tammy's Breast Reconstruction Journey. Part 2 - Making The Decision by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer by Tammy Carrington After getting over the shock of hearing the “C” word, I began my quest for knowledge. I went into research mode, reading and devouring everything I ... Read on »
Hypoallergenic Scar Treatments - safe, effective scar treatment options by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health There are many  scar treatments available on the market these days. With so many to compare though, it's difficult to know which is the most effective scar treatment for you ... Read on »
Mammogram Screening For Breast Cancer: No Mammograms until Age 50? New Task Force Recommendations. by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The current mammogram screening recommendation put forward by the American Cancer Society is for yearly mammograms for all women aged 40 years and older. Women with a stro ... Read on »
Growing Breasts from Fat Stem Cells: the Future of Breast Reconstruction by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A new form of breast reconstruction that allows women to re-grow breasts from their own fat stem cells after a mastectomy could be offered to British and Australian breast ... Read on »
Growing Breasts from Fat Stem Cells: the Future of Breast Reconstruction by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A new form of breast reconstruction that allows women to re-grow breasts from their own fat cells after a mastectomy could be offered to British and Australian breast ... Read on »
Growing Breasts from Fat Stem Cells: the Future of Breast Reconstruction by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A new form of breast reconstruction that allows women to re-grow breasts from their own fat cells after a mastectomy could be offered to British and Australian breast ... Read on »
Tammy's Breast Reconstruction Journey. Part I - My Breast Cancer Diagnosis by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer By Tammy Carrington My name is Tammy and I was diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) in June 2009. I underwent bilateral mastectomy and immediate reconstructio ... Read on »
Tammy's Breast Reconstruction Journey. Part I - My Breast Cancer Diagnosis by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer By Tammy Carrington My name is Tammy and I was diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) in June 2009. I underwent bilateral mastectomy and immediate reconstruction ... Read on »
Scar Healing - Tips For "Invisible" Scars by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Scar healing is the result of biologic wound repair and is a complex process. With the exception of minor lesions, every skin wound causes some degree of permanent scarrin ... Read on »
Links for 2009-10-21 [del.icio.us] by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Get Rid of Dark Scars & Brown Spots - InviCible Scars™ Get rid of dark scars and brown spots. Advanced Scar Treatment diminishes scars and dark pigmentation. Hypo-allerg ... Read on »
Scar Healing - Tips For "Invisible" Scars by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Scar healing is the result of biologic wound repair and is a complex process. With the exception of minor lesions, every skin wound causes some degree of permanent scarring. ... Read on »
Can Breast Cancer Be Found Early? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations from the American Cancer Society Screening refers to tests and exams used to find a disease, such as cancer, in people w ... Read on »
Breast Reconstruction Report: "I wanted to heal my way" by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer By Lisa Bernhard I was 29 years old when my gray-haired surgeon looked at me from across his desk and said, "I'd recommend a mastectomy." My dad, seated to my left, exhal ... Read on »
CNN Airs News Story on Male Breast Cancer at Camp Lejeune by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer By Pam Stephan, About.com Guide to Breast Cancer Mike Partain, male breast cancer survivor and former resident of Camp Lejeune, is back in the news again. Tune in to CNN ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Reconstruction And Health Care Reform - What Does It Mean For You? by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer By Sharon Lacey What does health care reform mean for patients with breast cancer and how will it affect you? Well, it could mean... Even thoug ... Read on »
Breast Reconstruction - Breast Cancer Patients Denied Right To Choose by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Despite the increase of breast reconstruction procedures performed in 2008, nearly 70 percent of women who are eligible for the procedure are not informed of the reconstru ... Read on »