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  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
    KTBC-TV (FOX, Austin) 

    In light of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Heather King of Texas Breast Specialists–Austin visited KTBC-TV’s “Good Day Austin” to discuss breast cancer reconstruction, including the different options available, pros and cons and what patients should know when making this personal decision.

  • Cancer in the Breast That’s Not “Breast Cancer”? Young Survivor Sierra Galvez Beats Rare Disease and Resumes Career Plan
    The Dallas Morning News

    At age 18, Sierra Galvez was diagnosed with a breast angiosarcoma, a very rare — and aggressive — form of cancer. Throughout intensive treatment, Sierra continued her studies and is now working with an audio-viusal program for patients at a local children's hospital.

  • Build Them Back or Go Flat?
    More than Pink Podcast (Austin)

    Dr. Julie Sprunt of Texas Breast Specialists–Austin appeared on Susan G. Komen Austin’s More than Pink Podcast to discuss the implications of reconstructive breast surgery. Dr. Sprunt explains the breast reconstruction options available and what breast cancer patients should consider when making this important decision.

  • Shruti Babu: When Culture And Cancer Collide
    Austin American-Statesman

    Shruti Babu, a breast cancer patient of Texas Breast Specialist Dr. Julie Sprunt and Dr. Punit Chadha of Texas Oncology–South Austin, was a young mom when she was diagnosed with cancer. For Shruti, her Indian heritage played a significant role in her cancer journey. Through her Instagram account, she has inspired and connected with other Indian moms who are also cancer survivors, just like her.

  • A Breast Surgeon Told Us How to Actually Give Yourself a Breast Self-Exam, Because It Doesn't Have to be Scary
    HelloGiggles

    Dr. Sangeetha Kolluri, breast surgeon with Texas Breast Specialists–San Antonio Northeast, spoke to HelloGiggles about the importance of self-exams and outlined best practices for performing them.

  • 26 Breast Cancer Myths Doctors Want You to Stop Believing
    HelloGiggles

    For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, HelloGiggles asked seven experts to reveal common breast cancer myths that they wish patients would stop believing. Among those included were Dr. Sangeetha Kolluri, breast surgeon at Texas Breast Specialists–San Antonio Northeast, who discussed the disease’s biggest risk factors.

  • Surgery After Cancer: Breast Reconstruction Considerations
    Austin Medical Times

    With breast cancer, physical scars intersect with emotional and psychological wounds. Dr. Heather King of Texas Breast Specialists–Austin pens an article discussing the deeply personal decision behind reconstructive surgery for breast cancer patients.

  • Hidden Scar Surgery Empowers Patient
    The Williamson County Sun

    For breast cancer patient Pat Garcia, the Hidden Scar procedure has reduced visible scars from her surgeries and has helped her get back to cycling. Dr. Bridget O’Brien, a surgical oncologist with Texas Breast Specialists-Georgetown, explains how the Hidden Scar procedure minimizes cosmetic changes that can result from breast cancer surgery, giving patients and survivors like Pat a less visible reminder of what they’ve been through.

  • Fun Socks Help Cancer Patients Cope With Chemotherapy
    KSAT-TV (ABC, San Antonio)

    Inspired by her own battle with cancer, Texas Oncology patient Stephanie Howard started a nonprofit organization, Triumphant Warrior, to provide fun socks to cancer patients undergoing treatment. Stephanie and Dr. Sangeetha Kolluri, a breast surgical oncologist at Texas Breast Specialists–San Antonio Northeast, explain how these socks bring warmth and smiles to cancer patients across the practice.

  • Working to Battle Breast Cancer
    The North Texan 

    Dr. Katrina Emmett of Texas Breast Specialists shares her journey to becoming a surgeon specializing in the treatment of breast, skin, and other malignancies.