CancerConnect live Web Chat with an Expert series presents: “Making Informed Decisions about Breast Reconstruction,” featuring an expert from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

July 16, 2014 at 6:30pm EST


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center expert Andrea L. Pusic, MD, MHS, FRCSC, will discuss and answer participants’ questions about reconstruction after breast cancer surgery during a live Web chat on July 16, 2014 at 6:30pm EST. To view the Web chat on July 16th, go to

Dr. Pusic is a plastic surgeon who specializes in reconstruction after cancer surgery. She performs a broad range of reconstructive surgeries using a variety of state-of-the-art techniques. Dr. Pusic has a strong interest in breast reconstruction, and is involved in a number of advocacy, outreach, and education initiatives for breast cancer survivors. Click here to learn more about Dr. Pusic.

Choosing to have breast reconstruction after surgical treatment for breast cancer may help to improve concerns about body image and quality of life as well as mitigate the psychological, social, sexual, and physical impact of treatment. Dr. Pusic will provide an overview of breast reconstruction options, the factors involved in determining the ideal surgical approach and treatment strategy, and how patient satisfaction and outcomes are being improved.

Pre-register for the Web Chat & Submit Your Questions for Dr. Pusic

Following the presentation, there will be a live Q&A with Dr. Pusic. Click here to pre-register for the Web chat and/or submit a question for Dr. Pusic to answer during the live Web chat (time permitting).  Please note that we will do our best to respond to as many questions as possible during the 30-minute live Q&A portion of the program. Thank you for your participation.

The Web Chat with the Expert series is not intended to be a substitute for advice from a healthcare professional, diagnosis, or treatment. Speak to your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding your health.