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What Are My Breast Reconstruction Options After a Mastectomy?

by Tzvi Small, MD, FACS, Director, Department of Plastic Surgery, Bergen Plastic Surgery

Posted on October 25, 2016

The field of breast reconstruction has undergone dramatic changes over the past 20 years. These changes are very beneficial to patients as they are enabling shorter recovery times while simultaneously enhancing the appearance of the patient’s breasts.
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It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Do You Know How to Perform a Breast Self-Exam?

by Laura Klein, M.D., Medical Director, The Valley Hospital Breast Center and Tihesha Wilson, Assistant Medical Director, The Valley Hospital Breast Center

Posted on October 11, 2016

October is a month that is known for pumpkin picking, hayrides and beautiful fall foliage. The month is also synonymous with breast cancer awareness and features walks, fundraisers and nationwide comradery to raise awareness, as well as funds, to beat the disease. This cause is as important as ever with approximately 1 in 8 women in the United States developing invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. 
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New Technology for Breast Surgery: Radioactive Seed Localization

by Dr. Laura Klein, breast surgeon and Medical Director of The Valley Hospital Breast Center; and Dr. Jaclyn Calem-Grunat, radiologist and Director of Breast Imaging at Valley

Posted on November 13, 2015

The Valley Hospital was the first hospital in northern New Jersey to offer a more accurate and patient-friendly procedure to precisely pinpoint and remove both small benign and cancerous breast tumors or abnormal breast tissue. The procedure, called radioactive seed localization, consists of a radiologist injecting a low-energy radioactive “seed” the size of a grain of rice into the breast tissue to mark the exact location of the tumor or abnormal tissue. In the operating room, the breast surgeon uses a handheld gamma detection probe (a device used to measure radioactivity) to locate the seed and remove both it and the abnormal breast tissue.
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Tags: , breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—Are You Overdue for Your Mammogram?

by Laura Klein, M.D., Medical Director of The Valley Hospital Breast Center

Posted on October 1, 2014

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and if you are overdue for your mammogram, this serves as the perfect reminder to make an appointment today.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. About 1 in 8 (12 percent) women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society.
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