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2013-11-20 23:02:38

The Bougainvillea Clinique is now offering natural fat transfer procedures to better help women during challenging times. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 As more women proactively choose to get tested for the BRCA 1 or 2 mutations, with many who test positive choosing a pre-emptive mastectomy, more surgeons are helping to fill that difficult void for women. Dr. Jeffrey Hartog, director of the Breast Center at the Bougainvillea Clinique, is one such plastic surgeon looking to...

2013-11-19 23:26:41

PRMA Plastic Surgery continues to advance DIEP flap breast reconstruction. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 A new study by PRMA Plastic Surgery uncovers a technique that prevents complications in breast reconstruction. The study, published in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Global Open in October, finds that the use of a second vein during DIEP flap surgery, a procedure that rebuilds the patient’s breasts after mastectomy using her own tummy skin and fat, can significantly...

2013-11-07 08:34:11

BAYREUTH, Germany, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioCer Entwicklungs GmbH (BCE), a German based medical device manufacturer, announces new CE mark indication for TiO2mesh(TM) Bra and also TiO2Mesh(TM) hernia repair system has now been FDA approved for sale in the USA. TiO2Mesh(TM) Bra is a unique titanium coated support biocompatible solution for use in reconstructive Mastectomy surgeries, and is now approved for sale in the EU. Immediate reconstruction procedures, in which...

2013-11-01 11:27:07

University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers used data from 4,276 cases of male breast cancer and 718,587 cases of female breast cancer to show that the disease is treated differently in men than in women. Specifically, male breast cancer is treated with mastectomy more often than female breast cancer, and in cases in which locally advanced female breast cancer is commonly treated with radiation, the treatment is less used in the male disease. Results are published in this month’s issue...

2013-10-29 20:22:16

Contrary to a pervasive, popular perception among medical professionals, Asian women do get breast cancer and it is a leading cause of death in the U.S. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Asian Breast Cancer Initiative (NABCI), is a startup non-profit project organized by a group of influencers, connectors and activists concerned about the unique issues that Asian women face related to breast cancer. NABCI's newly launched campaign is titled "Asian women...

2013-10-28 23:28:28

Contrary to a pervasive, popular perception among medical professionals, Asian women do get breast cancer and it is a leading cause of death in the U.S. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The National Asian Breast Cancer Initiative (NABCI), is a startup non-profit project organized by a group of influencers, connectors and activists concerned about the unique issues that Asian women face related to breast cancer. NABCI’s newly launched campaign is titled “Asian women don’t get...

2013-10-28 08:29:54

Breast health should be a yearlong priority, says Manhattan plastic surgeon Dr. Scott Zevon NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each October, American women are urged to make annual mammograms and breast self-exams a priority during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). But breast health should be of ongoing importance to women all year long, says Dr. Scott Zevon, a leading plastic surgeon practicing at Central Park Plastic Surgery in New York. There are several ways...

2013-10-24 23:20:55

To help raise awareness of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mayoral Dermatology has published a downloadable “Guide to Breast Cancer” that covers all aspects of breast cancer, current treatment methods and what may be done to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 To help raise awareness of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mayoral Dermatology has published an online “Breast Cancer Guide” that...

2013-10-16 16:25:56

Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery Spotlights Real-Life Stories, Education -- and Celebrity Supporters -- at Chateau Marmont HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood's Chateau Marmont played host Monday evening, October 14 to the launch event for the AIRS Foundation, the 501(c)(3) that is raising awareness -- and funds -- for women who have had mastectomies and want reconstructive surgery, but cannot afford it, according to AIRS Co-Founder Morgan Hare. (Photo:...

2013-10-14 08:24:29

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- About You LLC is pleased to announce the grand opening of a unique women's boutique tailored specifically to those affected by Breast Cancer. The About You Mastectomy Boutique, a first for the Tampa Bay market, is a state of the art women's boutique featuring one-on-one fittings, distinctive clothing and custom breast forms. The boutique will combine specialty retail with health care and wellness in a non-medical atmosphere and address most...