Cancer Lesson #75: Tittoo Defined

Cancer Lesson #75: Tittoo Defined
Warning: This post may be a little TMI for some readers.
Tittoo: [ti-too]  verb, –tooed, -tooing, noun, plural -toos
verb: to color a reconstructed nipple by puncturing the skin and infusing dyes.
noun
: 1. procedure used to color the nipple on a reconstructed breast,
2. reconstructed nipple that has been colored by puncturing the skin and infusing dyes.

Sample Sentences
Verb: Part of the physician’s assistant’s job was to tittoo the breast cancer patients who had undergone reconstructive surgery.
Noun: Wow! My tittoo didn’t hurt at all — not like the tramp stamp I got in Vegas when I turned twenty-one.

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3 thoughts on “Cancer Lesson #75: Tittoo Defined

  1. And some of us who had the tatt didn’t go for the titt! I’ve gone instead for a much more lifelike custom moulded silicone stick on job, which you apply with medical grade adhesive and it stays on for days through thick and thin before you have to reapply. It’ll last for years… unlike a tittoo, which needs to be redone every so often.

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