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Surgeons Learn from Prestigious International Faculty at Leading Breast Cancer Surgery Course

Oncoplastic surgery experts to train physicians on improving cosmetic outcomes without compromising safety or cancer control NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The School of ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Hartlepool woman says breast surgery has changed her life

A young Hartlepool woman has spoken out about how breast surgery has changed her life. Lauren Watson said taking the plunge to have the surgery has helped her confidence sky rocket and she feels more comfortable in the clothes she likes to wear. Lauren ...

Source: Hartlepool Mail
Published: 15 Feb 2019

HIGH PROFILE: Dr. Ronda Shirletta Henry-Tillman's ministry as a breast cancer surgeon is to help others

Now she is a renowned breast cancer surgeon and chief of breast oncology in the College of Medicine, Department of Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. But for a black woman from the South, that journey was not easy. "Ronda has ...

Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Swissmedic Updates on Breast Implant Associated-anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

Swissmedic further noted that all cases of ALCL must be reported to a breast implant registry that Swiss Plastic Surgery intends to release in early 2019. Swissmedic’s update follows on the heels of a letter the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA ...

Source: RAPS
Published: 18 Feb 2019

New machine learning method could spare some women from unnecessary breast surgery

Atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) is a breast lesion associated with a four- to five-fold increase in the risk of breast cancer. ADH is primarily found using mammography and identified on core ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 12 Feb 2019

Breast surgeons say all breast cancer patients should be offered genetic testing

“It is known it will increase costs. And it’s pretty assumable that it will increase the number of women who will get prophylactic surgery.” But Deanna Attai, a breast surgeon at UCLA and a former president of the breast surgeons’ group, said ...

Source: Frederick News-Post
Published: 16 Feb 2019

New Early Breast Cancer Drug To Be Made Available In Singapore Via Special Access Program

[4,5] NERLYNX is the first HER2-targeted medication approved by the FDA as extended adjuvant treatment for early-stage HER2-positive (HER2+) breast cancer, for patients who have previously been treated with trastuzumab following surgery (i.e., adjuvant ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Dr. Wilson appointed director of Breast Surgery Quality and Research at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Dr. Niamey Wilson has been appointed director of Breast Surgery Quality and Research and breast surgery division leader at the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group. Wilson completed a general surgery residency and breast surgery fellowship at the University ...

Source: Hartford Business Journal
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Esserman Helps Push Breast Cancer Prevention Beyond Routine Screenings

Esserman, a professor of surgery and radiology at the University of California, San Francisco, and director of the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center, is best known for shredding the standards about breast cancer screening and treatment— even the ...

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Plastic Surgery – Yes Or No

For an example, a person has to remain quite inactive for the next few weeks after breast surgery – any excessive sweating or physical activity may lead to potentially life-threatening conditions. 2. On the other hand, plastic surgeries don’t always ...

Source: The Frisky
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Dream surgery became a nightmare: Is breast implant illness real?

(KUTV_ — An Eagle Mountain woman is speaking out about something that is known as breast implant illness. It is not currently a medically recognized disorder, but it is something that is ...

Source: KUTV
Published: 13 Feb 2019

Health Beat: After cancer: Design your own 3D breast

"Ten years to that month, in June 1996, it recurred in that same breast -- stage two. At that point, I opted for double mastectomy with reconstruction," said Battaglia Commodori. Infection after surgery meant the implants had to come out. Now, more than 20 ...

Source: WFMZ-TV
Published: 15 Feb 2019

'Botched' Episode 10 Recap: 'Pikachu' Nose, Ruptured Breast Implant – Will the Doctors Be Able to Save These Plastic Surgery Mishaps?

At first, wanting bigger breasts because of low self-esteem and cheating partners, Jessie was left with a completely botched breast augmentation that left her with "one teacup breast and one negative 'A' breast." With multiple surgeries under her belt ...

Source: Newsweek
Published: 07 Feb 2019

FDA alerts more doctors of rare cancer with breast implants

The cancer usually grows slowly and most patients are treated with surgery to remove the implant. The FDA has been tracking reports of the cancer for years and officially confirmed its link to breast implants in 2017. The latest update comes as health ...

Source: KMOV
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Combo of diabetes, leukemia drugs may fight breast cancer

The breast cancer samples were obtained fresh from surgeries performed ... researchers treated tumors in mice with the metformin-venetoclax combo, then performed surgery to remove them. "With this combination, the survival of mice carrying implanted ...

Published: 06 Feb 2019

Breast Biopsy Localization Wire Market Emerging Economies Expected to Influence Growth Until 2028

... healthcare technologies and increasing incidences of breast cancer has resulted in the increasing number of Breast cancer surgery, relatively breast biopsy localization wire market will also bolster. The breast biopsy localization wire are in the ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 15 Feb 2019

21 races to support mother recently diagnosed with breast cancer, son needing brain surgery

A Port Washington resident is hosting 21 races for a mother who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer right after discovering that her son will need brain surgery, with one race held on Saturday in North Hempstead Beach Park. (Credit: Todd Maisel)

Source: Newsday
Published: 10 Feb 2019

Sacred Heart performs 1000th heart surgery with cutting edge technique

Eleven years ago, he underwent open heart surgery. At the time, doctors used a valve made from a pig which is a common practice in medicine. “They cut through the breast bone and I've got 18 wires holding the thing together. It does take time to recover ...

Source: KREM
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Uganda: Hospital Denies Role in Botched Breast Surgery

A Kenya hospital where a woman died as a result of a botched breast enlargement operation has defended itself against accusations that it had a role in her death. In an affidavit filed in court ...

Published: 12 Feb 2019

Sphingomyelin synthase 2 promotes an aggressive breast cancer phenotype by disrupting the homoeostasis of ceramide and sphingomyelin

Fresh primary breast cancer specimens and paired noncancerous breast tissue specimens were provided by the Department of General Surgery, Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University in Guangzhou, China. Each patient was diagnosed with primary invasive ...

Source: Nature
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Has Brielle Biermann Had Plastic Surgery?

The following month, rumors that she had breast augmentation surgery circulated. “You guys are probably comparing me to season one of ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ and going to straight to now.

Published: 18 Feb 2019

What Plastic Surgery Procedures Have Kim Kardashian and Her Sisters Had Done?

Kourtney is the only Kardashian to speak openly about having any real work done. When she was 21 she had a breast augmentation. In recent years, she has said that she regrets having the procedure done. “I wish I never did it,” she told Cosmopolitan.

Source: The Cheat Sheet
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Health Canada to update breast implant safety review following cancer links

Health Canada will be updating its safety review of breast implants after they reported an increase ... of Plastic Surgeons and the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery during its initial review, and is again engaging with these associations ...

Source: Medical Plastics News
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Becky Lynch Takes Shot At Charlotte Flair Having Plastic Surgery

We are not 100% aware of everything Charlotte Flair has done when it comes to cosmetic surgery. She did have to miss a few months last year so she could have a busted breast implant repaired. Lynch seems to be really spilling some tea with this jab.

Published: 15 Feb 2019

Phenotypes Affecting Pain, Opioid Use After Cancer-Related Breast Surgery

Women undergoing cancer-related breast surgery who display high temporal summation of pain and negative affect before surgery were found to be more likely to experience significant postsurgical pain and continued opioid use, according to a study published ...

Source: Oncology Nurse Advisor
Published: 28 Jan 2019