You are now leaving the Breast Reconstruction Matters site.

Links to other sites are provided as a convenience to users. These sites are not affiliated with LifeCell™, and LifeCell™ accepts no responsibility for their content. These sites may contain content that references individuals who are affiliated with LifeCell™. Click 'Ok' to continue or click 'Cancel' to remain on this site.

OK        Cancel

Mastectomy Information

Mastectomy Information

If you are considering breast reconstruction, you are either facing a mastectomy or have already had one.

Mastectomy is the removal of breast tissue (of one or both breasts) to treat breast cancer or to significantly reduce your risk. For more information about mastectomy, you can review the following resources:

For those of you who are facing mastectomy, we hope this section on the types and procedural aspects of mastectomies will be helpful, along with the information about your breast reconstruction journey and your breast reconstruction options on the site.