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FIVE WINS AND ONE DILEMMA IN THE RACE TO A CURE FOR BREAST CANCER

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Posted by 10.02.19

Each October, the world ostensibly turns pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and by and large, these efforts—and the money and attention they generate—are making a difference.  We know so much more about breast cancer risks, prevention and treatment today than we did in 1993 when Evelyn Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President of the Estée Lauder Companies first started Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Here are some highlights:

Win No. 1: Mammograms Save Lives: There’s Proof!

In 2019, about 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the US and about 41,760 women will die from this cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Thes

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TEXTURED BREAST IMPLANT RECALL – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Posted by 07.30.19

Two little words no woman ever wants to hear in the same sentence are: breast implants and cancer.

After several years of news stories and debate, BIOCELL textured breast implants and tissue expanders made by Allergan under the Natrelle brand were voluntarily recalled. Regrettably, these specific implants have been linked to a rare type of lymphoma known as BIA-ALCL or breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma. To date, 573 cases have been reported and 481 of these cases were linked to Allergan Biocell implants, according to the FDA.

Sadly, there were 33 deaths among these cases. The FDA also explains that textured breast implants are less common in the U.S. compared to

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THE TRUTH ABOUT PRP INJECTIONS – HOW TO STAY SAFE

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Posted by 05.30.19

Imagine this. You book yourself in for a “Vampire Facial” treatment a la KKW and you end up with HIV? It sounds like a science experiment gone wrong, but this actually happened.

Tragically, two customers of the VIP Spa in Albuquerque, NM, were found to be infected with HIV after having PRP injections. This precipitated the New Mexico Department of Health to offer free HIV and Hepatitis B and C screenings to anyone who was injected there for a specified period before the spa was ultimately shut down after a health inspection found that unsafe practices may have spread blood-borne infections, like HIV.

This may leave you wondering how this could happen in 2019.

Here’s how, according

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IT’S THE YEAR OF THE BODY ACCORDING TO THE NEW ASPS STATS

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Posted by 03.12.19

It’s that time of year again – the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) annual plastic surgery statistics report are out!

According to ASPS President, New York City plastic surgeon Alan Matarasso, “The newly released 2018 statistic from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the largest organization of board certified plastic surgeons in the world, confirms the safety and popularity of plastic surgery.  It also underscores the benefits of consulting with ASPS members who are qualified to assist patients in determining what treatments may be best for them, whether surgical, non-surgical or a combination approach to satisfy their goals. Our members offer the full range of options

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