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2014-06-20 23:04:37

Based in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is working to submit this idea, the Breast Cancer Apron, to companies for their consideration and possible feedback. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 "After undergoing a mastectomy to treat breast cancer, I realized that I needed bottles in order to capture the drainage," said an inventor from Sumrall, Miss. "The hospital did not provide me with a device to carry the bottles home, so I had to develop my own solution." She created a...

2014-06-17 08:29:42

A specific cup size is often requested by women, but is not always realistic or possible, explains Maryland-based plastic surgeon HAGERSTOWN, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Considering breast augmentation? Many women think they can pick a cup size and go for it, but there's much more to sizing, explains Henry Garazo, MD, FACS. Determining the best fit for your body is an important process a patient and surgeon must go through together. "Talking about the desired cup size can be useful in...

2014-06-13 20:21:51

Prospective patients can learn what to expect when seeking stunning results from Beverly Hills Physicians LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The dedicated team at Beverly Hills Physicians is well known for providing the best in health, beauty and wellness - particularly when it comes to plastic surgery. Their specialists consistently provide terrific medical treatment, but it is in the artistry that they provide with procedures like breast augmentation where the expertise of BHP...

2014-06-09 16:25:44

Southern California Surgeon Notes Shifting Trends in Breast Augmentation NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no longer DDs or bust for women seeking breast augmentation surgery. For many women today, a little lift is all it takes. In fact, the number of breast lift procedures performed grew by 70% from 2000 to 2013, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Even in a locale like Southern California, where breast implants have long been in...

2014-06-02 08:31:43

Results indicate that it's possible for breast cancer patients to receive adequate doses of radiation therapy while undergoing patient-controlled tissue expansion as part of the breast reconstruction process PALO ALTO, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirXpanders Inc., a company developing novel technology for women who require tissue expansion for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, today reported published results that show that acceptable levels of radiation can be...

2014-05-29 23:12:53

MD Marketing Experts (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 MD Marketing Experts knows how important the first impression can be for a new business. Often times, the first encounter a person has with a business, especially with doctors and surgeons, is by clicking their website in Google search results. This is why it is so critical to have a modern, professional website to introduce your practice. MD Marketing Experts is happy to announce their latest creation, a specialty micro-niche site for Bellava...

2014-05-23 08:24:40

Charlotte plastic surgeon explains what really matters when it comes to choosing the right breast implants. CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Want a beautiful breast augmentation result? Then stop thinking in terms of cup size, says plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Ditesheim. The primary goal of breast augmentation should be to create an aesthetically pleasing breast shape that enhances a woman's proportions, rather than working towards fitting a predetermined bra size. "A common...

2014-05-22 23:10:25

Oxford-based researchers say cutting-needle biopsy is a safe and effective alternative for patients too frail for thoracoscopy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Scientists comparing two methods of obtaining pleural tissue for mesothelioma diagnosis say the less-invasive method may be a good option for certain patients. Details of the study have just been posted on Surviving Mesothelioma and can be read by clicking here. Researchers at the Centre for Respiratory Medicine at Oxford...

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2014-05-22 11:34:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One year ago last week, Angelina Jolie announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had undergone a preventative double mastectomy – but now a new study indicates that surgically removing both breasts may be unnecessary for women who are diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. Published in the journal JAMA Surgery, the new study found that approximately 70 percent of women that have both breasts removed after having a breast cancer...

2014-05-20 23:09:02

Funds will expand commercialization of market-leading early-stage breast cancer treatment. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 ALISO VIEJO, Calif: Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced it has secured a $10 million financing deal with GE Capital’s Healthcare Financial Services business. The funds will be used to further product development efforts in the breast conservation therapy (BCT) market, as well as expand the commercialization of the company’s SAVI® breast...


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