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Reconstruction After Breast Cancer

At a recent luncheon with a fellow breast cancer survivor, my friend shared that her sister was in the process of making a determination about her breast reconstruction after mastectomy and asked me what I knew about the various procedures. For both of us, we were given only one option because that was either all that was available or because it was the only one that was approved by our insurance companies.
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