Since having a modified radical mastectomy of my left breast in September 1999 I have had a couple of 'scares' relating to my right breast; first, cysts, then "calcifications". I was planning to have reconstructive surgery (TRAM flap) early next year and am now considering having my right breast removed as well.
I have always been prone to cysts but since having breast cancer, they cause tremendous worry until they can be properly diagnosed. My surgeon (male) was not supportive when I suggested an elective mastectomy, although my oncologist (female) said she might feel the same in my place. Is there anyone out there who has
gone this route and can offer any advice/comments?