20 August 2021

Breast reconstruction

Cancer Clinical Women

Dr Terri Foran and Dr Joe Dusseldorp discuss the pros and cons of immediate and delayed procedures.


  • The recommendation that we offer the opportunity for breast reconstruction to all women post breast cancer surgery
  • The pros and cons of immediate and delayed breast reconstruction
  • The best way to manage the original breast surgery to optimise the chances of the most natural reconstructed breast
  • Breast reconstruction after bilateral prophylactic for women with a genetic predisposition for breast cancer

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

Guest: Dr Joe Dusseldorp, specialist plastic surgeon, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, North Shore Private, Hunters Hill Private and Concord Hospital

Total time: 23 mins
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