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 […]