Posts Tagged ‘ breast cancer ’

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Types of Breast Reconstruction Surgery

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ISAPS wants to answer some of your questions about breast reconstruction post-recovery. Many women choose to get breast reconstruction surgery after battling breast cancer. When it comes to breast reconstruction, there are two types: implant reconstruction, which uses breast implants, or “flap” reconstruction, which involves taking a section of tissue… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2019
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Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day 2019

Today is #braday! On Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, we “close the loop” on breast cancer by raising awareness of a woman’s right to reconstructive breast surgery following a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women. For women who have undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy, psychological distress is not… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 16 2019
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France Announces Ban on Macro Textured & Polyurethane Breast Implants

In the latest plastic surgery news, France will implement a ban on macro textured and polyurethane breast implants. The news was announced on Thursday, April 4, 2019. This ban is a result of the link between breast implants and BIA-ALCL. Since 2011, 56 reported cases of large cell anaplastic lymphoma have been linked to breast… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 5 2019
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