Ghanaian women who have breast cancer can easily undergo a mastectomy to remove their lymph nodes without worrying about their perfect silhouette.
Breast cancer can be genetic, but some lifestyle factors, such as alcohol intake, make it more likely to happen.
Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women, and the second main cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer.
A range of treatments is available including radiation therapy, surgery, and chemotherapy.
Some women always opt for surgery; mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery).
Breast-conserving surgery (also called a lumpectomy, quadrantectomy, partial mastectomy, or segmental mastectomy) – A surgery in which only the part of the breast containing the cancer is removed. The goal is to remove cancer as well as some surrounding normal tissue. How much of the breast is removed depends on the size and location of the tumor and other factors?
Mastectomy – A surgery in which the entire breast is removed, including all of the breast tissue and sometimes other nearby tissues. There are several different types of mastectomies. Some women may also get a double mastectomy, in which both breasts are removed.
Women who undergo a mastectomy can now feel complete with a new range of bras called post-mastectomy breast prosthesis and silicone breast forms by Amoena.
Ghana’s one-stop lingerie shop, Beautiful Beneath has in stock different natural breast forms for women to pair with different apparels.
It may take up to a year for the area to recover from surgery. It is advisable to get the perfect bra during this time to make you look confident inside out.
They also have breast prosthesis (artificial breast form) that replaces the shape of all or part of the breast that has been removed.
It fits in a bra cup with or without a bra pocket.
Beautiful Beneath is located at East Legon near A&C Mall, call them on 0244376413 to shop.