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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...

2013-11-01 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...

2013-10-28 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...

2013-10-24 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...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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