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A new study by researchers from private practices and academic medical centers shows that more women are receiving breast reconstruction after mastectomies, according to this report in USA Today. The study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, identified 20,506 … Continue reading

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Dr. Jay K. Harness, a peer-recognized breast cancer surgeon, will be speaking tomorrow, July 20, at Breast Cancer Coordinated Care, otherwise known as BC3, an interdisciplinary medical conference hosted in Washington, DC. Dr. Harness will speak on the topic of … Continue reading

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As we wrote in this column, the public discussion of breast cancer prevention and treatment often overlooks a topic of importance to women – the physical and emotional impact created through loss of a breast. As shared by breast surgeon, … Continue reading

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The public discussion of breast cancer prevention and treatment often overlooks a topic of importance to women – the physical and emotional impact created through the loss of a breast. Any woman’s life changes when she hears the words, “you … Continue reading

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A new online resource, MyReconstructionRights.org, offers women with breast cancer a wealth of information about their rights to reconstructive surgery following mastectomies. The federal Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 requires group health insurance plans that cover mastectomies … Continue reading

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The most advanced breast cancer treatments such as nipple-sparing mastectomy, and oncoplastic reconstruction, offer emotional reconstruction® for breast cancer patients, as discussed in this video by Dr. Jay Harness. Dr. Harness is a medical expert with The Center for Cancer Prevention and … Continue reading

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For women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer, immediate breast reconstruction has a low risk of complication and does not cause delay in cancer treatment, reports a study in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the journal of the American Society … Continue reading

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Breast cancer surgery has come a long way since the early days of radical mastectomy, which involved removing the entire breast along with the chest wall muscles. In the United States, more women survive a breast cancer diagnosis than ever before. According … Continue reading

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