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Breast Reconstructive Surgery Options and Benefits [Video]

Breast Reconstructive Surgery Options and Benefits

Breast Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Elizabeth Stirling Craig, MD, Director of Microvascular Breast Reconstruction, Hartford HealthCare, primary benefit of breast reconstruction is to allow patients to wake up with less of a visual reminder of their diagnosis, women should expect a fairly painless recovery from either a mastectomy or lumpectomy, most common reconstruction technique is implant based reconstruction but Dr. Craig specializes in fat transfers. Hartford HealthCare offers cutting edge technology to improve the post-operative experience.

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Fairfield's police chief announces retirement, citing breast cancer diagnosis [Video]

Fairfield's police chief announced Tuesday that she plans to retire by the end of the year, citing her being diagnosed with cancer. Deanna Cantrell became Fairfield's first-ever female chief less than two years ago, and she has been in law enforcement for more than 28 years. "This recent diagnosis has really accelerated my plans for the future," Cantrell said. "I have absolutely loved being your police chief in Fairfield and serving you."