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Poor Health-Related Quality of Life May be Associated With Increased Mortality Among Breast Cancer Survivors

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By: Ariana Pelosci From: cancernetwork.com A number of prognostic and treatment related factors have been found to impact health-related quality of life among survivors of breast cancer. Prognostic and cancer treatment–related factors may be predictive of health-related quality of life (HRQOL), which is associated with risk of mortality among survivors of breast cancer, according to a study published in the …

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1 in 3 Women Don’t Have Enough Say in Their Breast Reconstruction Decision-Making

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Source: breastadvocateapp.com Patient’s relationships with their healthcare team can play a major role when it comes to planning medical procedures.  In the setting of breast cancer surgeons can greatly influence surgical decision-making. This is particularly the case when it comes to breast reconstruction. In the largest ever behavioral study focused on breast surgeons and breast cancer patients, results suggest surgeons play …

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Natural Tissue Versus Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction: Knowing the Differences

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By: Matthew Fowler From: cancernetwork.com Around 80% of women who opt for reconstruction after losing a breast to mastectomy elect to reconstruct with implants rather than the superior natural tissue reconstruction, according to Dr. Constance Chen, a board-certified plastic surgeon and breast specialist in New York City.1 “Many women who have had unfortunate experiences with implants prefer not to try …

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Top Doctors Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo

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By: Kathleen Petty From: sanantoniomag.com Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo was 16 when he declared to his parents that he was going to become a plastic surgeon. “Going into medicine was something I had to do to become a plastic surgeon,” says Chrysopoulo, known as “Dr. C,” president of PRMA Plastic Surgery. “It wasn’t the case of wanting to become a doctor …

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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

From: Minas Chrysopoulo, MD FACS Founder & Co-Creator of the Breast Advocate® App PRMA Plastic Surgery Peri-operative pain management has changed tremendously over recent years. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols have been a game-changer for recovery after all methods of breast reconstruction Patient comfort is one of our top priorities at PRMA Plastic Surgery! Thanks to PRMA’s new Enhanced Recovery …

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Charity organization sells holiday cards to benefit women facing breast cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

I’m Taking Charge’s greeting card sales will fund educational resources on breast reconstruction options This holiday season, the charitable organization I’m Taking Charge is selling greeting cards through their online store to help fund their efforts to teach breast cancer patients about their breast reconstruction options. Supporters can choose between two different card designs, and have the option of purchasing …