We spoke with leading oncoplastic breast surgeon, Miss Christina Choy to find out more information on genetic testing. We found out exactly what is, what kinds of genetic tests are available, what the results of a genetic test mean and who should consider a genetic test to determine their likelihood of getting breast cancer. We also found out if a mastectomy is worth having to reduce the risk of breast cancer.
Following a mastectomy, many women will opt to have breast reconstruction. There are various methods of reconstructing the breast, with the two main procedures being; implant reconstruction and flap reconstruction. Miss Christina Choy talks to us about the ins and outs of breast reconstruction surgery and if there are any alternatives.
October is breast cancer awareness month and leading breast surgeon Miss Christina Choy offers lifestyle tips that may reduce the risk of contracting the disease, along with signs symptoms, diagnosis and treatment