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Another reason to eat citrus

Just came across an article about eating citrus decreasing the risk of having a stroke,sponsored by the National Institutes of Health… Aedín Cassidy, Eric B. Rimm, Éilis J. O’Reilly, Giancarlo Logroscino, Colin Kay, Stephanie E. Chiuve, and Kathryn M. Rexrode. Dietary Flavonoids and Risk of Stroke in Women. Stroke, February 23 2012


Books

Within the past week two patients gave me books related to breast cancer: Reconstructing Aphrodite by Terry Lorant and Places in the Bone by Dine… both very moving and I was certainly appreciative


Facebook

One of our patients from the practice posted a facebook page recently about her experience with breast cancer and breast reconstruction… it was very inspirational! Thank you!


San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Research was recently presented at the 2011 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Among the results were that generally the ratio between those having breast reconstruction after mastectomy was somewhat stable… 42% of women younger than 50 and 17% of women 50 and older underwent immediate breast reconstruction over a 10 year period. Notably there remain […]


Fall is in the air

I saw one of my favorite patients today who had recently completed her reconstruction; I always know that when I see her it’s usually been too long since I have registered something on the blog! seeing our patients remind us it is a special privilege to be able to help our breast cancer patients through […]


Walk for the Cure

Members of our office and patients participated in the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk last week and once again it was a important event bringing patients, family, and caregivers alike together for a single cause…..


Lipofilling of the breast following lumpectomy

There continues to be more press about the technique of harvesting fat through liposuction from one area of the body and filling a lumpectomy defect of the breast in reconstruction, as evidenced by the article seen on the right column in WebMD… the concern is the longterm effects of fat in the remaining breast tissue […]


The Boston Channel

There was an article from our group posted this month on the Boston Channel (see below link) related to breast reconstruction using abdominal tissue while preserving muscle… There are several options for breast reconstruction, and each may be better suited for each individual patient…. http://www.thebostonchannel.com/bethisrael/28472497/detail.html


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