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2013-10-02 23:30:54

EV Endeavors, LLC (dba BreastHealing.com), an online publisher whose mission is mastectomy empowerment, has launched its trademarked educational hub Breast Healing Map™ during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Maywood, NJ (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Bringing mastectomy empowerment to the forefront during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BreastHealing.com has launched its new interactive and user-friendly educational hub, the trademarked Breast Healing Map™. The wealth of education on the...

2013-10-02 10:41:47

A conservative approach to removing lymph nodes is associated with less harm for breast cancer patients and often yields the same results as more radical procedures, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. In the Oct. 2 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association, lead author Dr. Roshni Rao, associate professor of surgery at UT Southwestern, and other investigators from the Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center reviewed studies on patient outcomes of women who...

2013-09-24 23:37:25

Nouvelle Compression Wear introduces its top selling bras for optimal healing results following breast augmentation, the nation's number one cosmetic procedure performed since 2006. In addition to augmentation bras, the company offers carefully-designed surgical garments to protect and stabilize breasts following surgical procedures such as breast reduction (reduction mammoplasty), breast lift (mastopexy), breast implants (augmentation mammoplasty), mastectomy, and breast...

2013-09-24 23:00:14

Author Patricia K. Morgan offers intimate glimpses into the lives of seven women. Clarion, PA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Patricia Morgan: “I wrote ‘Mastectomy: From Devastation to Resilience: the Stories of Seven Young Mothers in their Own Words’ (published by AuthorHouse) to share these inspirational stories with as many people as possible. Seven courageous women gave their time, their emotions, and their hearts to tell their uplifting stories. This book is part of their...

2013-09-24 13:32:35

Early-stage breast cancer patients who receive external beam therapy (XRT) are not at higher risk for serious long-term side effects in the chest area, including increase in deaths from cardiac disease and secondary malignancies, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO's) 55th Annual Meeting. The study utilized patient information from the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database. It...

2013-09-19 10:13:05

Narratives about treatment processes and experiences inform patients without persuading Individuals often turn to others for advice when making choices. Perhaps, it seems fitting then, that individuals would seek out others when they are faced with important health decisions. Yet, health communicators have debated whether stories should be included in patient decision-aids (which are informational materials designed to help patients make educated choices about their health) because they...

2013-09-18 23:22:21

10 Renowned Tattoo Artists to Help 10 Mastectomy Survivors Create Body Art at Innaugural P.Ink Day in NYC Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 P.INK, the post-mastectomy tattoo support platform, today launched an online crowdfunding campaign to finance the tattoos of 10 breast cancer survivors at P.INK Day, an event to be held in New York City in October during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In order to fund the tattoos, P.INK has set out to raise $25,000 from the public...


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