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Angelina Effect Spurs Increased Breast Cancer Screenings In

"Angelina Effect" Spurs Increased Breast Cancer Screenings In The UK

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy after being told she would likely develop breast cancer had a tremendous impact on testing for the disease in the UK, the authors of a...

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2014-09-17 23:08:28

According to iData's U.S. new soft tissue market report, approximately 60% of breast cancer patients who opted for breast reconstruction are expected to undergo bilateral reconstructive surgery in 2014. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 According to new a report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. soft tissue reinforcement and regeneration market is expected to exceed $3.7 billion by 2021....

2014-09-17 12:26:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), owner of the Olga women's intimates brand, has announced a year-long campaign to raise funds for My Hope Chest in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month this October. My Hope Chest is the only national non-profit organization that helps to fund reconstructive surgery for mastectomy patients who cannot afford the procedure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146509 Now through April 30, 2015, consumers can...

2014-09-15 23:07:35

Cianna Medical, Inc: Studies show benefit of targeted radiation for early-stage breast cancer Aliso Viejo, Calif. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced five-year results for the first 200 hundred patients treated with the SAVI® breast brachytherapy applicator, including excellent local control, low rates of toxicities and excellent cosmetic results. An additional study of nearly 600 patients with over three years of follow-up...

2014-09-08 23:00:18

Breast Reconstruction Surgeons Frank DellaCroce, MD, FACS; Scott Sullivan, MD, FACS; Christopher Trahan, MD, FACS and Breast Surgical Oncologist Alan Stolier, MD, FACS of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery and St. Charles Surgical Hospital have again been named to the list of Best Doctors in America®. Only five percent of physicians in America earn this prestigious honor, which is decided by the largest ongoing, peer-reviewed survey in the medical industry. New Orleans, LA...

2014-09-04 23:08:00

Long-term results show good local control, low toxicity with strut-based brachytherapy Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced the release of long-term data supporting the efficacy and safety of breast brachytherapy with the SAVI® applicator. Researchers reported five-year results for the first 100 patients treated with strut-based brachytherapy, including favorably low rates of local recurrence and toxicities, as...

2014-08-29 23:03:51

InventHelp, founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, is submitting the Modified Implant to appropriate companies for their consideration and possible feedback. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 After having a double mastectomy due to cancer an inventor from Harrisburg, Pa., had to have breast reconstruction. She found that the look of conventional enhancement tended to be sub-par, so she decided that there needed to be a solution. The MODIFIED IMPLANT provides a better look for a woman or man...

2014-08-28 23:00:23

When it comes to the innovative field of reconstructive breast surgery, the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery consistently seeks out the best plastic surgeons in the field. The center is proud to announce its newest addition, Dr. Craig Ashley Blum. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Doctors Frank DellaCroce and Scott Sullivan, Co-Founders of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) and the St. Charles Surgical Hospital (SCSH) in New Orleans, are pleased to announce that board certified...

2014-08-15 23:01:18

Breast cancer survivor Michelle Kolath-Arbel and owner of Pink Perfect, a company that provides a more natural nipple prosthesis for women who have had breast reconstruction following mastectomy, announced how her product helps hundreds of women at the annual Conference for Women Affected by Breast Cancer. The C4WY Conference provides a forum for breast cancer survivors under 45 to learn from each other and respected healthcare professionals. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 15, 2014...

2014-07-30 23:16:03

TeVido BioDevices, developer of 3d bioprinted grafts for use in breast reconstruction, announced as one of 20 semifinalists Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 TeVido BioDevices was selected as one of 20 entries to move onto the Martha and Kozo Shimano Entrepreneur Accelerator Program phase of the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s Big C competition, aiming to change the way the world lives with cancer. TeVido BioDevices will now be vying for one of five spots in the contest’s final round,...

2014-07-24 12:27:15

SHREWSBURY, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrea Fiest was like many women who face breast cancer. When confronted with the decision about breast reconstruction following a double mastectomy in 2002, the then 44-year-old Ocean Township, NJ resident said, "I was so fixated on getting well that when it came to reconstruction, I couldn't deal with it. It seemed like such a luxury." A year later, however, she chose to undergo breast reconstruction using a TRAM flap with Dr....


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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