BRAve Face It all started in July 2010 when I heard the words BREAST CANCER. Now before this I had friends and my friends had friends who were diagnosed with breast cancer and I thought what would I do if I was ever told I had breast cancer. I even cared for women …Read More
Mark L. Jewell, MD
Alireza “Reza” Najafian, MD
1200 Executive Parkway Suite 360
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: (541) 683-3234
Fax: (541) 683-8610
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Friday: 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Monthly Archives: October 2014
BRAve Face Six years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a lumpectomy, followed by chemo and radiation. I ended up with an inverted nipple that needed to be reconstructed. I had reconstructive surgery with a different local surgeon who implanted a breast implant and did a flap to fix my nipple. After …Read More
BRAve Face Who knew 2014 would be such an eventful year. On January 2, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I was told it was a very aggressive type of breast cancer. This of course led to many appointments with many different doctors. I started chemo on January 16th. After I discovered my breast lump, …Read More
BRAve Face My journey to breast reconstruction is different than most patients. In 2013, I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 44. Because of my strong family history of cancer, I had BRAC 1 testing done and it was positive. I opted to have bilateral prophylactic mastectomies with immediate breast reconstruction. I chose this …Read More
My Brave Face Story Eight years ago, July third 2006 to be exact, I was lucky enough to be receiving the “Breast Augmentation” of my dreams. Not because I was vain, but because I had put my time in as a young mother and I wanted to get myself …Read More