Up until recently, New Mexico women had limited options for breast reconstruction, forcing some doctors to send their patients out of state. Now, a partnership between Lovelace Women's Hospital and two local surgeons is opening doors for breast cancer patients. Heather Mills reports.
"You never think that word is going to be associated with your name. It's not going to happen to me," said Rita Erickson. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in July of 2011. A month later, she had a mastectomy, and simultaneously, received an implant.