The breast cancer patients undergoing reconstructions using PIG tissue

The breast cancer patients undergoing reconstructions using PIG tissue Structure of pig collagen is similar to that of humansPig tissue now being used as a graft inside the breast to hold new implantOver time, the graft becomes part of a woman's bodyProcedure enables women to have reconstruction at the same time as their breast is removed, rather than having second operation later on | UPDATED: 18:10 GMT, 19 December 2012 Breast cancer patients are benefiting from a new form of reconstructive surgery that uses tissues from pigs.