The Breast Cancer Patient Education Act (BCPEA) of 2015 requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to plan and implement an education campaign to inform breast cancer patients about the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction and other post-mastectomy options. Educational materials will inform women of their right to breast reconstruction under federal law […]
The staff wore pink today for Breast Cancer Awareness. The incidence of breast cancer continues to rise in the US. Early detection by regular mammograms and prompt evaluation by a breast cancer specialist if any new lumps are detected on self breast exams important for improving best outcomes.
Dr Claytor presented at the New England Society for Plastic Surgeons in June 2014. Case series of breast reconstruction patients who had breast asymmetry following radiation. Neo-approach to the retropectoral position enabled placement of implants with approach through undisturbed tissue and reduced the risk of infection. Application for both lumpectomy patients as well as mastectomy […]
Dr. Claytor presented at the New England Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons in June of 2014. He reviewed his experience with breast reconstruction in patients who have undergone radiation to their breasts with subsequent changes to the shape and volume of the breast. Ne0-approach to the breast capsule allows for placement of implant reconstruction […]