More breast cancer patients, particularly women with large or sagging breasts who previously did not qualify for certain surgeries, are now candidates for the most complex nipple sparing breast reconstructive surgery using the body’s own tissue. According to a new study published in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by world renowned surgeons Women with large or sagging breasts are often not offered preservation of their nipple complex due to the inability to elevate the nipple position after mastectomy.