Suzanne Somers, 71, Reveals She ‘Regrew’ A Breast With Stem Cells After Losing One To Cancer

Wow! Suzanne Somers claims that alternative medicine after breast cancer helped her 'regrow' her own breast  -- no reconstructive surgery needed. Here's what happened.

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After bring diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000 and successfully beating the disease, actress Suzanne Somers, 71, wanted to replace the breast that was left disfigured after treatment. A proponent of alternative medicine, Suzanne famously denied chemotherapy, instead undergoing radiation and a lumpectomy. She said at the time that after surgery, when the bandages were removed, “sixty-five percent of my breast was gone. I had a DD on one side, and on the other side I could barely fill a B cup.” When it came to fixing it, Suzanne took a non-traditional approach to her health again. She underwent a controversial procedure involving stem cells in 2012 — and look at that! Six years later, her breast is back to normal, she said in a new interview!

“Do you know what’s interesting about this?” Suzanne told Us Weekly on the red carpet at the Carousel of Hope Ball while gesturing to her chest. “This is a regrown breast. This is really mine. I went 11 years without a breast on this side.” Amazing, right? Here’s how she did it: Suzanne sought the help of a doctor at the University of Tokyo who was leading a clinical trial using stem cells. She became one of the first women in the United States to undergo cell-assisted lipotransfer. As she explained at the October 6 event, “They took fat from my stomach, spun out the stem cells, discarded the weak ones, took the strong ones, injected them into this breast with, like, a turkey baster, and for a year I felt, like, electrical zippers growing the blood vessels.”

“I have two breasts again that are mine,” she told Us. “No implants, no foreign objects in my body. The first two weeks after I had it done, I was showing everybody. I’d whip it out — ‘cause I was so used to not having it. And then after two weeks, my husband [Alan Hamel] said to me, ‘You gotta stop showing people your breast!’” If you’ve got it, flaunt it!

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