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Trends In Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Trends In Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Posted March 23, 2021 in Uncategorized

Breast reconstruction procedures have advanced over the past decade, allowing patients more than ever the freedom of choice. From a surgeon’s perspective, the more choices we have the better we can tailor the operation to the patient. I would like to share some of the trends in breast reconstruction and how these advances in the […]

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Reconstruction Options

Reconstruction Options

Posted February 26, 2021 in Uncategorized

My personal approach for breast reconstruction after risk reduction mastectomy is primarily to educate the patient as to the best estimate of their risk, the ramifications of the reconstructive options, as well as exploring their personal psychological viewpoint on this choice. Most patients have fears and anxieties that need to be discussed to help them […]

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PINK RETREAT

PINK RETREAT

Posted May 07, 2020 in Support Group

Dr. Spiegel welcomed everyone to the Pink Retreat and thanked them for participating in the event. Everyone agreed it was a great way to meet new friends that share a common bond and who they may not have met otherwise. Lots of great information was gained on Nutrition, General Wellness, and Lymphedema. The laughter and […]

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Breast Cancer and Survivors Life Celebration

Breast Cancer and Survivors Life Celebration

Posted June 04, 2018 in Community, Events

“We pledge to provide information and support to breast cancer patients who desire restoration that enhances a positive physical and mental vitality so that every survivor lives each day to its fullest.”                                                  […]

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Breast Cancer Center Programs

Breast Cancer Center Programs

Posted May 29, 2018 in Community, Reconstruction

If you haven’t heard already, I wanted to be sure you know about the great programs Houston Methodist Hospital Cancer Center has put together at no cost to help support you through your breast cancer journey.  They include a guided tour at a local grocery to learn more about healthy food choices, a beauty workshop […]

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Ladies Night Out:  Positively Pink for Breast Health

Ladies Night Out: Positively Pink for Breast Health

Posted September 22, 2017 in Community, Events, Reconstruction

Houston Methodist Breast Care Center  and Houston Methodist Cancer Center are hosting a ladies night out, Positively Pink for Breast Health at Hotel ZaZa on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 6-8pm.  Please join Drs. Luz Venta, Breast Radiologist, Tejal Patel, Breast Medical Oncologist, Sherry Lim, Breast Surgeon and Aldona Spiegel, Breast Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon for […]

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Healthy Food Information & Store Tour

Healthy Food Information & Store Tour

Posted September 22, 2017 in Community, Events, Reconstruction

Houston Methodist Cancer Center Survivorship Series  Whole Foods Market on Kirby Join the oncology team at Houston Methodist Hospital and fellow cancer survivors for a store tour to learn about smart food shopping and healthy eating choices. Learn how to choose and shop for foods that are fresh and healthy to support your well-being. Sample […]

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Dr. Spiegel presents at WSRM 2017

Dr. Spiegel presents at WSRM 2017

Posted June 15, 2017 in Community, Events, Reconstruction

Dr. Spiegel is honored to be invited to speak at the WSRM Congress this weekend in Seoul Korea.  She will be presenting on “ Aesthetic Refinements in Autologous Breast Reconstruction” to other reconstructive microsurgeons from around the world. The (WSRM) is a world premiere organization that was created when the International Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery […]

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Under Reconstruction with Dr. Aldona J. Spiegel

Under Reconstruction with Dr. Aldona J. Spiegel

Posted May 02, 2017 in Community, Dr. Aldona Spiegel, Events, Reconstruction

It’s important to know we are not alone AND we don’t have to face breast cancer alone. Dr. Aldona J. Spiegel’s patients, Jenna, Aleena, Melissa, and Sylvie share their stories about breast reconstruction and their experiences as a patient of Dr. Spiegel’s in an article published by Best of HTexas 2016 . HTexas is Houston’s Premiere Lifestyle Magazine […]

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Ductal Carcinoma and Pregnancy

Posted April 10, 2017 in Community, Reconstruction

Meet Marcela~ Marcela Rodriguez is a young woman who was 19 weeks along in her third pregnancy when a small lump in her breast was discovered.  After ultrasound, Marcela learned she had ductal carcinoma and would need a mastectomy followed by chemotherapy.  Once her treatment was completed, Marcela elected to have breast reconstruction with Dr. […]

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