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Information Evening on Breast Cancer and Breast Reconstruction


celeBRAting - 5 year

As part of the 5th Anniversary, come and learn about breast cancer, hereditary (genetic) predisposition and the possibility of breast reconstruction at the same time as mastectomy.

A party both festive and informative to better understand the different options available to you and to exchange with those who have used them.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 5 pm
Amphitheater located on the 5th floor of the CHUM Research Center (CRCHUM)
Pavilion R, 900 rue Saint-Denis, Montreal

Register now, the number of places is limited.

Broadcast live on our Facebook page from 18h

Come meet the experts of the CHUM's multidisciplinary team in oncology surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, medical genetics and plastic surgery.

Topics discussed during this evening:
✶ Genetic predisposition and familial / hereditary breast cancer: risks / genetic tests, radiological follow-up before preventive surgery, preventive total mastectomy surgery and immediate reconstruction
✶ Partial mastectomy / oncoplasty
✶ Total mastectomy and reconstruction in one or two stages by expander-implant
✶ Total mastectomy and reconstruction by the belly tissues (DIEP flap)
✶ Total mastectomy and reconstruction by the back tissues (dorsal flap)
✶ Final stages of post mastectomy reconstruction: equalization of the two breasts, reconstruction of the nipple and tattooing of the areola
✶ Chemotherapy / radiotherapy and breast reconstruction
✶ Prevention and different treatment options for lymphedema post breast cancer

Free event upon registration ✶ Open to the public ✶ Also in webcast

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