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Do Breast Implants Increase My Risk of Developing Breast Cancer?

By Matthew S. Kilgo, MD, FACS This is a question that occasionally comes up during my consultations with patients considering breast implant surgery. The answer is no, breast implants do not increase the risk of breast cancer. However, breast implants have been linked to a rare form of non-Hodgkins lymphoma ... Continue Reading

Alicia’s Story

Before I bring you along on my journey, let me begin by briefly introducing myself.  My name is Alicia Zangre.  41 years young.  I have a daughter, Ella, and a son, Frankie.  Life has thrown me into a crazy tailspin over the past year and a half.  I am here ... Continue Reading

Lisa’s Story

  My journey through breast cancer began with my maternal grandmother who we so lovingly called “Nanny.” Right before I was born, when “Nanny” was 48 years old, she ... Continue Reading

5 Things to Know About Breast Reconstruction

By Barry K. Douglas, MD, FACS The process of rebuilding our patients’ breasts after mastectomy or lumpectomy is a team effort, involving doctors, nurses, support staff… in collaboration with each of our patients. We believe this collaborative partnership offers us the opportunity to provide our patients with the best possible results. ... Continue Reading

Breast Cancer Community Events

Please join us this October. LIPSG will be participating in the following events: TangerFIT Virtual 5K Deer Park October 11 -20 Once you register for the run, join the #TangerFitVirtual5k Community on Facebook and join the virtual fun. Here, you’ll have exclusive access to advice from trainers, connect with fellow ... Continue Reading

Breast Reconstruction in the Wake of COVID-19

by Tommaso Addona, MD, FACS President, Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, PC It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we move through our day to day lives. For those who are generally healthy, this means wearing a mask and following safety protocols. However, for those living ... Continue Reading

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