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2014-09-29 23:09:41

BreastHealing.com has announced an affiliate program for its innovative product, Rub-On Nipples®, which are temporary areola tattoos that are used by women with bare mounds after mastectomy. The patented designs of the nipple/areola tattoos incorporate three-dimensional (3-D) techniques to simulate permanent areola pigmentation (commonly called nipple tattoos), which is the final step of the breast reconstruction process. Maywood, NJ (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 EV Endeavors, LLC (DBA...

2014-09-24 23:12:06

Specializing and performing over 6,000 advanced breast reconstructive surgeries, expanding to two locations, and increasing the team to seven surgeons, co-founders Dr. Peter Ledoux and Dr. Steven Pisano reflect and celebrate the past 20 years of PRMA Plastic Surgery. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 PRMA Plastic Surgery, a leader in breast reconstruction, celebrated their 20th anniversary on Friday, September 19th 2014. Twenty years ago, co-founders Dr. Peter Ledoux and Dr. Steven Pisano set...

2014-09-23 23:13:35

Dr. Frank DellaCroce, FACS, Co-Founder of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) inNew Orleans, will speak at two international symposiums in the coming months. Dr. DellaCroce has been invited to the 4th Hunan Province Medical Forum for Oncology 2014 in Changsha, Hunan Province, China and the 8thCongress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery in Mumbai, India. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Dr. Frank DellaCroce, FACS, Co-Founder of the Center for...

Angelina Jolie Effect
2014-09-19 08:30:21

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 new Breast Cancer Journal study reported on Friday. According to BBC News online health editor Helen Briggs, referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled after Jolie announced last May that she had undergone the surgery after doctors...

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...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.