Alisa’s story: How cancer made her love her chest
Alisa’s breast cancer was found during her annual mammogram when she was 42 years old. She opted for a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction with breast surgeon, Dr. Rosalinda Alvarado, and plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Lawrence Iteld, at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. Today, Alisa has no signs of cancer, and she says she’s even happier with the way she looks now than before her diagnosis.
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