Latest Breast reconstruction Stories

2012-09-24 23:04:21

Only 30 percent of American women facing breast cancer surgery are aware of their breast reconstruction options. "BRA Day" aims to change that. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 PRMA Center for Advanced Breast Reconstruction is hosting the first annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway. BRA Day SA, a free event, will feature the “Cakes for a Cause Silent Auction” with all proceeds...

2012-08-24 09:15:28

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Pink. It´s the color of roses, bubblegum, and even the fight against breast cancer. Painting the town pink, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) recently announced their partnership with Sientra in the first national Breast Reconstruction (BRA) Day USA. It will take place on October 17, 2012 and there are a number of events scheduled to take place throughout the United...

2012-08-21 22:31:34

American Society of Plastic Surgeons launches campaign to educate women about their options A new survey released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows that 89 percent of women want to see what breast reconstruction surgery results would look like before undergoing treatment for breast cancer, prompting the world's largest group of board-certified plastic surgeons to launch a landmark show-and-tell event as part of Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA,...

2012-07-31 23:00:25

Seventy percent of women facing mastectomy for breast cancer are not informed of their breast reconstruction options. The "Breast Cancer Patient Education Act” aims to change that. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 PRMA Plastic Surgery, today joins The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) in supporting H.R. 5937, the "Breast Cancer Patient Education Act” —— a bipartisan bill that would require that breast cancer patients be informed of the availability and...

2012-07-16 23:00:58

New Orleans Breast Center sponsors Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA to raise awareness about reconstruction options post mastectomy. Arlington Heights, IL (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Research shows that 7 of 10 women diagnosed with breast cancer remain in the dark about their reconstruction options following a mastectomy . . . options that provide the opportunity for a more fulfilling life after cancer. Today, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery...

2012-06-07 23:00:22

PRMA Plastic Surgery of San Antonio, TX continues to lead the way for advanced breast reconstruction, welcoming Breast Cancer patients from across the World. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 PRMA Plastic Surgery is gaining national media attention for a little known breast reconstruction procedure, the DIEP flap. San Antonio´s KENS5 reports that the DIEP flap, which stands for Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator, is performed by fewer than 50 U.S. doctors routinely. The procedure...

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