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2014-04-02 23:02:51

Doctors at Christ Hospital use advanced microsurgical techniques. Surgery greatly advances opportunities for patients in Hudson County. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A pioneering breast surgery was performed for the first time in Hudson County by Dr. Robbi Kempner, Director of Breast Surgery and Medical Director of the Breast Center at CarePoint Health, with reconstructive surgeons Dr. Cyrus Loghmanee, Dr. Dean Cerio and Dr. Charbel Chalfoun at Christ Hospital. The surgery - a...

2014-03-31 23:32:59

Dr. Jeffrey Hartog improves appearances by using unwanted tissue. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Fat, a natural, yet often disliked, part of the body, continues to be a prominent asset in making improvements to the body, especially for women who are seeking ways to regain their physique after a mastectomy. According to a study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2014/02/18/JCO.2013.52.2284.abstract, more and more women are having their...

Are Breast Implant Surgeries Taking A Back Seat To Lifts?
2014-03-31 12:55:25

[ Watch the Video: Breast Lifts Outpace Implants 2 To 1 ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While breast implants are still the most popular plastic surgery among women, breast lifts have been growing in popularity in recent years, according to new statistics released on Monday by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). "Many women are looking for a youthful breast by using the tissue they already have," said Dr. Robert X. Murphy, president of the ASPS, in...

2014-03-20 23:28:25

New study great news, but PRMA surgeon says more women need to know about breast reconstruction using the patients own skin and fat as opposed to implants. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 New research shows the rate of breast reconstruction after mastectomy has increased over the years, up more than 20 percent since 1998. This is good news as many more women are becoming aware they have the option of breast reconstruction. But some surgeons say it might not all be good news. “It...

2014-03-07 20:22:23

Breast reconstruction specialist Peter Ashjian, MD brings expertise, experience, and compassion to the Beverly Hills Physicians medical network LOS ANGELES, March, 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not every woman will choose or be a good candidate for breast cancer reconstruction following treatment; however, for many, it can be a welcome return to normalcy and preserve femininity. In these cases, Peter Ashjian, MD of Beverly Hills Physicians believes that breast cancer patients should meet...

2014-03-06 23:26:00

PRMA Plastic Surgery announced today the completion of its 5,000th perforator flap breast reconstruction. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 One of the world’s largest and most renowned breast reconstruction centers hit a milestone this week, performing its 5,000th microsurgical breast reconstruction. San Antonio’s PRMA Plastic Surgery announced its achievement today. “This is a huge accomplishment for our team,” says PRMA co-founder Dr. Peter Ledoux. “We started out as a...

2014-03-06 23:24:30

Cianna Medical, Inc: Results could expand treatment options for more women with early-stage breast cancer. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced favorably low recurrence rates – even for younger women – as part of a retrospective analysis of 673 patients with invasive breast cancer treated with the SAVI® breast brachytherapy applicator. SAVI is a strut-based device that delivers a form of accelerated partial...

2014-03-04 23:03:52

The HERS Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the expansion of its services to breast cancer survivors with the opening of a new store February 19, at the Stanford Cancer Center. Fremont, California (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The HERS Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the expansion of its services to breast cancer survivors with the opening of a new store February 19, at the Stanford Cancer Center. The Stanford Cancer Center empowers collaboration, fosters...

2014-02-14 23:24:38

The latest state-of-the-art linear accelerator at the Breast Health Center at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center will provide a precise, effective way of delivering radiation therapy directly to cancer—right down to the millimeter. Ogdensburg, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Radiation therapy, a popular, safe method for eradicating cancer cells that may be still be present after surgery, plays an important role in treating all stages of breast cancer. Traditional radiation therapy uses...

2014-02-04 23:25:08

Nebraska breast cancer survivor with severe burn scars gets life back after traveling to PRMA Plastic Surgery in San Antonio, Texas for groundbreaking breast reconstruction procedure. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 After suffering severe burns to her chest nearly 3 decades ago, Linda Frost didn’t think things could get any worse until she heard those four dreaded words – you’ve got breast cancer. Frost, who spent nearly 2 months in the burn unit in Lincoln Nebraska’s...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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