Marga F. Massey, MD, CLT, FACS is board certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with a commitment to women who are beginning their journey in the world of breast cancer.Learn More
Woman Hopes Experimental Surgery Helps
Barbara Comley is hoping for a miracle.
Eighteen years ago, she survived breast cancer. But as part of the treatment, doctors took pin head-sized lymph nodes out from her armpit to have them biopsied.
She survived the cancer but the removal of the lymph nodes gave her a condition called lymphedema. It was 12 years ago that Comley found out she had the disease, which is nearly unrecognized by doctors in America…