Breast cancer
posted by joi_
13 December 2023

DIEP Breast Reconstruction

Last reply: 09 February 2024 20:31

I would like insights on this type of procedure for Breast reconstruction. I’m just wondering if anyone have gone through this. Can you share your own experience.
I opted for a delayed breast reconstruction, I’m offered this type of procedure vs Implant.

It would be very helpful if you can share ….
Thanks !




commented by Cancer Nurse
18 December 2023

18 December 2023 12:54

Hi Joy, 

Thank you for your post. I do hope that you get more responses soon. 

We offer a one-to-one peer support programme where we can put you in contact with someone who has had a similar diagnosis or treatment: Peer Support | Irish Cancer Society. If you would like to speak to one of our volunteers please contact one of the nurses on our Support Line. Our Support Line number is 1800 200 700, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Kind regards, 

Cancer Nurse

commented by hellokitty
09 February 2024

09 February 2024 20:31

Hello Joy. A bit late with response and you may have decided at this stage. I had this surgery 6 years ago and while the surgery and recovery is longer I have absolutely no regrets. For me it was the right decision. I hope this helps but regardless of what you decide to do, it will be the right decision for you based on your age, fitness etc

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