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2013-05-30 23:04:41

The recent Angelina Jolie interview has sparked a nationwide conversation on the subject of elective mastectomies and as a result Dr. Kornstein has seen a rise in mastectomy consultations. The stigma and trauma of “losing one´s breasts” is being challenged, and the misconception that breast reconstruction surgery has to be a long suffering experience is over. New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 New York City plastic surgeon, Dr. Andrew Kornstein is a board certified...

2013-05-30 12:06:11

Information on risk factors may help plastic and reconstructive surgeons optimize flap design and patient outcomes, suggests study in PRS Global Open For women undergoing breast reconstruction after mastectomy, the weight of the tissue flap used affects the risk of an important complication called fat necrosis, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery-Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Information...

2013-05-28 23:26:21

RetirementRoadster.com finance and lifestyle magazine remarks about the death of Angelina Jolie´s maternal aunt, Debbie Martin, to breast cancer yesterday and encourages its retired readers to be diligent with routine testing and yearly exams in their golden years. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 RetirementRoadster.com finance and lifestyle magazine today released their statement about the very recent death of Angelina Jolie´s aunt to breast cancer. RetirementRoadster.com...

2013-05-22 23:02:22

A recent US News and World Report article discusses various improvements to the process of treating breast cancer. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills believes the new post-mastectomy breast augmentation techniques have probably saved lives. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 According to a May 14, 2013 US News and World Report article entitled “Women Have More Options for Breast Cancer Surgery,” modern medical technology has given women with breast cancer an...

2013-05-21 23:25:12

Recently, Angelina Jolie made headlines with news that she had a double mastectomy as a result of testing positive for the BRCA gene mutation, a gene that has been linked to breast and ovarian cancer. Women´s Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology now offers Myriad BRACAnalysis which tests for the BRCA1 & BRCA2 gene mutations. Lake Orion, Michigan (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The star-power of Angelina Jolie is now shedding new light on BRCA gene mutations which have found to be...

2013-05-20 23:04:32

Angelina Jolie´s recent news of opting to have a double mastectomy because she has the BRCA1 gene mutation shows how pertinent organizations such as Bright Pink® are to educating women about their choices for optimum health. Chicago (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) set out to raise $5,000 for Bright Pink®, the organization that empowers young women to be proactive with their breast and ovarian health, by the end of 2012. Thanks to its...

2013-05-18 23:01:33

Fox News reported that Angelina Jolie has undergone a preventative double mastectomy. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says that Ms. Jolie´s physician provides an excellent overview of the aesthetic options available to mastectomy patients. (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 In a May 14, 2013 article entitled “Angelina Jolie Reveals She Had Preventive Double Mastectomy After Discovering Cancer Gene,” Fox News reported the movie star had opted to undergo the procedure upon...


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