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Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

3D modeling helps plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons complete cranial reconstruction

Published: Jun 7th, 2017

Flanked by a surgery resident and a technician, surgeon Jessica Ching, M.D., holds a 3D model of a patient’s skull. She carefully turns the model over in her hands, considering […]

Better options for mastectomy and breast reconstruction

Published: Apr 25th, 2014

The news hit Tracy Cantella like a load of bricks: She had BRCA 1, the gene infamous for greatly increasing a woman’s risks of breast and ovarian cancer. She had […]

Surgeon’s personal attention helps family fight cancer

Surgeon’s personal attention helps family fight cancer

Published: May 25th, 2012

Heather Smith was just 25 years old in 2005 when she learned she had breast cancer. She received the diagnosis on her daughter’s second birthday. “It was kind of a […]