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  • Writer's pictureLisa Raimondo

Whats New?

In the world of post-operative breast care and improvements in healing and care in the USA, there are a few trends that are currently being discussed:

  1. Breast Cancer Recovery Options: The recent coding changes in health insurance policies have affected the options available for breast cancer survivors who want reconstructive surgery. Some survivors are facing hurdles in accessing the procedures they desire. (Source: CBS News)

  2. Advancements in Breast Reconstruction: There have been significant advancements in breast reconstruction procedures, making the process less painful and offering options to use the patient's own tissue for reconstruction after a mastectomy. (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine)

  3. Individualized Patient Care: New standards for breast cancer centers emphasize an individualized care pathway for patients and focus on shared decision-making. This approach ensures that the treatment plan is tailored to each patient's unique needs. (Source: American College of Surgeons)

  4. Follow-up Care for Breast Cancer Survivors: There is a growing emphasis on recommended follow-up care for breast cancer survivors after they have completed treatment. This includes regular check-ups and monitoring to ensure ongoing health and support. (Source: American Cancer Society)

  5. Lifestyle Changes and Self-Care: Breast cancer self-care and recovery involve making lifestyle changes that promote overall well-being. This can include adopting healthy habits, such as exercise and nutrition, and addressing emotional and psychological aspects of recovery. (Source: UCSF Health)

These trends highlight the importance of personalized care, advancements in surgical techniques, and ongoing support for breast cancer survivors.

With our warmest thoughts for your health to be the best it can be.

SILIKAN Customer Care Team

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