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2013-05-18 23:01:33

Fox News reported that Angelina Jolie has undergone a preventative double mastectomy. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says that Ms. Jolie´s physician provides an excellent overview of the aesthetic options available to mastectomy patients. (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 In a May 14, 2013 article entitled “Angelina Jolie Reveals She Had Preventive Double Mastectomy After Discovering Cancer Gene,” Fox News reported the movie star had opted to undergo the procedure upon...

2013-05-15 23:26:27

Bougainvillea Clinique is one of only five locations, nationwide, invited to continue participating in an FDA study utilizing fat grafting with a breast enlargement device. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 A local medical center is one of only five locations, nationwide, invited to continue participating in an FDA study utilizing fat grafting with a breast enlargement device. The FDA previously approved the BRAVA®, which grows a woman´s natural breast tissue without surgery, pills...

2013-05-02 23:19:46

Cianna Medical, Inc.: Researchers from 12 sites report favorably low recurrence rates and minimal toxicities. CHICAGO (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Strut-based breast brachytherapy — a form of radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer — has been shown to be a well-tolerated, effective treatment, according to a scientific poster presentation at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) in Chicago, May 1-5, 2013.     The...

2013-04-30 12:27:25

Now on iPhone and Android devices NEW ORLEANS, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery founded by Dr. Frank DellaCroce and Dr. Scott Sullivan in New Orleans has announced the launch of a groundbreaking new smartphone app. The first and only app of its kind is designed for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer and those looking for more information on the newest and most sophisticated breast reconstruction techniques available. It is now available...

2013-04-18 23:19:36

Cianna Medical, Inc: Recent studies conclude breast brachytherapy with the SAVI applicator appears to be a well-tolerated, effective treatment for early-stage breast cancer. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Breast brachytherapy with a strut-based applicator demonstrated low recurrence rates and minimal toxicities, according to a multi-site study with a median follow-up of four years. The research was presented at the annual meeting of the American Brachytherapy Society, held in...

2013-04-17 23:04:42

Who doesn't like gummy bears? As soft, squishy and delicious as the nickname for cohesive gel silicone implants sounds, Albany, NY Plastic Surgeon, Dr. William F. DeLuca urges patients to be cautious given some of their disadvantages when compared to the current generation of smooth silicone breast implants. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 It's becoming more important than ever for plastic surgeons to be extra careful with any new cosmetic product. Generally, the naming of medical...

2013-04-15 08:32:13

FAIRFIELD, N.J., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genie(TM) brand, makers of the number one selling bra in America, the Genie Bra(TM), is proud to announce a partnership with My Hope Chest(TM), the only national charity of its kind focused solely on breast reconstruction for uninsured patients. As a part of the Granting Wishes campaign, Genie will donate 20% of proceeds from sales of a designated pink Genie Bra to My Hope Chest to be used for reconstructive surgeries, ultimately helping women...

2013-04-11 12:30:05

-- Surgeons Honored for Advances in Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction -- TARRYTOWN, N.Y., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic and reconstructive surgeons Dr. C. Andrew Salzberg and Dr. R. Michael Koch of the New York Group for Plastic Surgery are spearheading a fundraising campaign to benefit FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered), the only national nonprofit organization devoted to supporting women at hereditary risk for various cancers, including breast cancer. Dr....

2013-04-10 12:27:18

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A procedure that starts with a breast reduction or lift can make nipple sparing, direct to implant ("one step") prophylactic (preventive) mastectomy a viable option for many high-risk women who were not formerly eligible due to their breast size or shape. Women with a cup size of D - DD or larger and/or who have ptotic breasts, in which the nipple is facing downward or positioned lower than the inframammary (bottom of breast) fold due to...

2013-03-26 23:04:45

Recently the Food and Drug Administration approved a new type of silicone breast implants known as “gummy bear” or cohesive gel breast implants. Dr. Dean Fardo of the Swan Center for Plastic Surgery near Atlanta GA is advising his patients on the pros and cons of the new implants. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 Every new innovation in medical science comes with advantages and disadvantages. Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (citation needed), the...