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RECONSTRUCTION AFTER RADIOTHERAPY

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Re: RECONSTRUCTION AFTER RADIOTHERAPY

Afriend of mine had a wle in October this year, but due to unclear margins had a mx 4 weeks later, was offered reconstruction but doesn't want it. Hope s to be back to work full-time in Jan
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Re: RECONSTRUCTION AFTER RADIOTHERAPY

Hi XOWIG

 

While you are waiting for other members to reply to your post you might find it helpful to talk to one of our Helpliners.  They will be able to offer you practical information as well as emotional support.  The opening times are 9-5 on weekdays and 10-2 on Saturdays.  The number is 0808 800 6000

 

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RECONSTRUCTION AFTER RADIOTHERAPY

I have been diagnosed with DCIS (43mm).  Surgeon said it is at the limit of what can be removed on WLE.  I am worried about the future.  If I have the WLE and radiotherapy what happens if it returns? Will I be able to have a mastectomy and reconstruction or will the radiotherapy have compromised the remaining breast skin?