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Pam's Story

Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer

Reconstruction after Breast Cancer | Pam's Story

Pam Vierra, a mother of three from central Pennsylvania, was diagnosed with breast cancer and decided to visit Johns Hopkins for a second opinion. She tells her story about her breast cancer treatment and breast reconstruction experience with the Johns Hopkins Breast Center and how it changed her life.


Breast Reconstruction Services

The Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery brings together a team of board certified plastic surgeons who specialize in complex breast reconstruction procedures, and devoted to providing attentive patient care. 

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Learn more about our plastic and reconstructive breast surgery team.

Breast Reconstruction Information

Women considering breast reconstruction have the option for reconstruction at the time of their mastectomy or reconstruction over time, in a series of stages.

Learn more about breast cancer and breast reconstruction.
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