Dr Nicole F. S. Yap
FRACS MBBS ( Melb) A.Mus A
BREAST AND SKIN ONCOPLASTIC SURGEON
Bespoke Breast Care Center
One size doesn’t fit all
Diagnosis of breast cancer is not always a “black and white” straight forward process, and requires not just knowledge but experience. Sometimes a breast symptom such as pain can lead to investigations which may lead to an incidental finding of cancer, even in the breast with no symptoms.
Similar issues arise as to the difference in body types and skin quality from person to person.
This is where Bespoke Breast Care is so important, to achieve the best possible work up of your breast health whether you present with a breast symptom or just for aesthetic improvement reasons.
If a procedure is required and involves a cancer diagnosis, it is important to be aware of the implications of further treatment, such a course of radiation, and how that may affect the aesthetic outcome. This will determine which surgical option is the best for the most favourable oncological as well as cosmetic end result.
This is how Dr Yap, breast oncoplastic surgeon, manages every patient’s breast presentations from the outset – One size does not fit all…..Bespoke Breast Care.
Pre cancer conditions
Signs and symptoms
Role of genetics
Breast Oncoplastic Surgeon
Melbourne Oncoplastic Surgery
Everything In Once Place
Timely response to a possible bad diagnosis and subsequent management is mantra in the rooms of Dr Nicole Yap. Initial consultation is aimed within 24 hrs of a perceived problem.
Dr Nicole Yap is a skilled in two surgical disciplines, and has embraced current techniques of breast reconstruction for the benefit of women with a diagnosis of breast cancer. She is also able to employ all of her skills to help women desiring aesthetic changes to their breasts.
Recovery & Support
A specialised breast care nurse is available from the rooms to discuss further concerns from the time of diagnosis and assist the patient through the whole treatment journey.
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Dr Nicole Yap is the proud founder of the not for profit foundation, The Australian Breast Care Centre.
To assist patients, Dr Yap consults and operates at a number of locations across Melbourne. There is a centralised booking process from the main rooms.
Phone: 03 9041 8445
Fax: 03 9041 6062