7 April 2021

Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy

Cancer Clinical Surgery Women

Dr Terri Foran and Professor Rodney Cooter AM discuss when to do it and the potential complications.


  • The ideal time for breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery
  • The pros and cons of the various types of breast reconstruction after breast cancer
  • The most common complications of breast reconstructive surgery

Host: Dr Terri Foran, sexual health physician; Conjoint senior lecturer, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW

Guest: Professor Rodney Cooter AM, founder, International Collaboration of Breast Registry Activities; Adjunct clinical professor, Monash University Dept Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine; Clinical associate professor, Adelaide University Dept Surgery

Total time: 22 mins

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