9 August 2021

Understanding breast reconstruction

Cancer Clinical Surgery Women

Dr Terri Foran and Dr Cindy Mak discuss the benefits after breast cancer surgery.


  • The benefits of breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery
  • The optimal timing for breast reconstruction after breast cancer treatment
  • The potential complications of breast reconstruction after cancer surgery
  • The current advice on silicone breast prostheses

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

Guest: Dr Cindy Mak, director of breast services, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse; Breast surgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Mater Hospital

Total time: 23 mins

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