Cancer Reconstructive Surgery Program
Cancer treatment program at BLK not only takes care of killing and treating the cancer cells in your body but also takes care of reconstructive program in case the cancer leaves you with a damaged or deformed body part. The team of highly experienced surgeons at BLK ‘s Cancer Centre helps a patient in retrieval of their physical appearance and self-confidence. During the surgical removal of a tumor, sometimes, the physical appearance of a body part like face, or breast may get altered. The change in physical appearance can put a patient in distress and depression. But, our cancer reconstructive surgery program works relent-lessly in offering reconstructive surgeries with hi-tech and advanced equipment.
When does one need reconstructive surgery?
Reconstructive surgery is not always needed after the surgical removal of a tumor. It is recommended in case a body part is also removed along with tumor. This can happen if a patient has been treated for breast cancer or cancer in reproductive organs. BLK offers services like breast reconstruction, penile reconstruction and many more.Similarly, a surgeon may replace tissues or nerves removed during surgery for head, neck or skin cancer. Surgeries can sometimes leave scars and defects or cause other challenges such as difficulty in eating and speaking.
Types of Cancer Reconstructive Surgery
- Flap Surgery: it is a type of plastic surgery wherein the area affected by cancer is covered in a surgical procedure.
- Scar revisions: Scar revision is a type of cosmetic surgery but is very helpful in covering the scars of a surgery.
- Artificial implants: Artificial implantation is conducted in case a cancer patient has lost an organ due to cancer. Breast implantation, testicle and penis implantation is done at BLK.
- Skin, tendon and bone grafts: This is done in case of bone cancer or skin cancer.