Breast Reconstruction Surgeons in Austin Texas

The state of Texas is fortunate to be the home of robust and thriving freestanding healthcare systems—these very institutions and facilities aiding the overall population in their quest to live healthy and peaceful lives. But the threat, and indeed, the ever-present disease of cancer is still a cause for concern for a fair number of the local residents. In 2012, more than 100,000 individuals were diagnosed with cancer, and about 38,000 died from the disease. That means: for every 100,000 people in the state, approximately 406 were diagnosed and 161 died as a result of the cancer. The most commonly diagnosed cancer in women by far, is breast cancer. It is also the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women in the state. As early as 2009, it was estimated that more than 15,000 women will have been diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, and about 2,700 will die from the disease. If a Texan woman does successfully fight off and survive the disease, her suffering and cancer-related problems won’t end there. Battling breast cancer often leaves women’s breasts disfigured or amputated altogether, as a result of mastectomy. There are a slew of talented breast reconstruction surgeons based in Texas that may be able to help a post-mastectomy patient live the normal life she once had. Here are a few from the Breast Reconstruction Associates: Dr. James H. Boehmler is currently actively trying to improve and advance the field of reconstructive surgery by serving on multiple committees, including on several national plastic surgery societies. Earning his medical degree at the University of Rochester and his plastic surgery residency at...