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NYBRA Plastic Surgery of Long Island, New York patient Jenny's Breast Reconstruction Journey of Choosing Action Over Hesitation

Choosing Action Over Hesitation

By: The NYBRA Team
February 2, 2023

When Dr. Randall Feingold’s patient, Jenny, arrived at a follow up appointment with bright blue hair, a tide of smiles washed over the NYBRA office. Patient Empowerment Program Clinical Director, Mollie Sugarman, noticed the fashion choice right away. For Jenny, the decision to dye her hair such a bold color was a small way of […]

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National Cancer Month with NYBRA Plastic Surgery Week One: Facts vs. Myths

February is National Cancer Prevention Month

By: The NYBRA Team
February 1, 2023

Today marks the start of National Cancer Prevention Month. While many cancers are not inherently preventable, there are steps that we can all take to educate ourselves and reduce the risk of developing disease. This February, our team will share information on what you can do to reduce your risk of breast cancer through behavior, […]

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NYBRA Plastic Surgery's Toolbox Tuesday Week 4: Embracing Hope and Resiliency in shared collaboration with BRCAStrong

Toolbox Tuesday Week 4: Embracing Hope and Resiliency

By: Mollie Sugarman
January 31, 2023

Welcome to the final installment of Toolbox Tuesdays, a set of blog and social media posts shared in collaboration with BRCAStrong to delve into the minutiae of emotional tools or skills that patients can use as they navigate breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and reconstruction. These tools are not universal: what works for one patient may […]

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NYBRA Plastic Surgery's new series with Dr. David Light and Clinical Director of the Patient Empowerment Program, Mollie Sugarman "Insights: An Intomate Looking into How Breast Cancer Affects Individuals From All Walks of Life"

Introducing “Insights: An Intimate Look into How Breast Cancer Affects Individuals From All Walks of Life”

January 26, 2023

This November, the Clinical Director of the Patient Empowerment Program, Mollie Sugarman, and Dr. David Light, kicked off a new project designed to foster and continue conversations about breast cancer beyond Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “Insights: An Intimate Look into How Breast Cancer Affects Individuals From All Walks of Life,” aims to promote sustained discussion […]

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NYBRA Plastic Surgery's Toolbox Tuesday with Clinical Director of the Patient Empowerment Program, Mollie Sugarman and collaboration with BRCAStrong

Toolbox Tuesday Week 3: Self Compassion

By: Mollie Sugarman
January 24, 2023

Welcome back to Toolbox Tuesdays, a set of blog and social media posts shared in collaboration with BRCAStrong to delve into the minutiae of emotional tools or skills that patients can use as they navigate breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and reconstruction. These tools are not universal: what works for one patient may not work for […]

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Kathy Viola of Mary Kay gifts Mollie Sugarman, NYBRA Plastic Surgery Clinical Director of the Patient Empowerment Program products for breast reconstruction patients

NYBRA Gets a Visit & Gifts From Mary Kay

By: The NYBRA Team
January 23, 2023

When Mary Kay representative, Kathy Viola, paid a visit to our office, we were extremely grateful to receive 150 full size foot and leg treatments, complete with socks, as a token to boost our breast reconstruction patients’ spirits after surgery. The twists and turns that led Kathy to our door only sweetened the gesture. “I’ve […]

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Body cast of NYBRA Plastic Surgery Dr. Randall Feingold's patient Rita

Casting Hope for the Future: One Couple’s Unique Artistic Endeavor

By: The NYBRA Team
January 20, 2023

Rita was first diagnosed with breast cancer in her right breast in August of 2022. Further testing showed cancer in the left breast as well. She knew she needed to have bilateral mastectomies and chose to have DIEP flap reconstruction with Dr. Randall Feingold. Before her surgery, she and her husband took on an unusual […]

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Join Diana Tjaden, PT, DPT of Full Circle and Ivy Rehab PT along with Mollie Sugarman, Clinical Director of the Patient Empowerment Program

NYBRA’S extended Community of Support! COME JOIN US!

By: The NYBRA Team
January 18, 2023

Join us on: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH FROM 1PM to 4PM Please join us for this sewing workshop to benefit the patients of NYBRA Plastic Surgery hosted by Ivy Rehabilitation and Full Circle Physical Therapy:       *Registration is required   ABOUT THE EVENT On Sunday, 5th February*, Diana Tjaden, DPT, founder of Full Circle […]

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Toolbox Tuesday with NYBRA Plastic Surgery's Mollie Sugarman and BRCAStrong Week 2: Articulating Your Needs

Toolbox Tuesday Week 2: Articulating Your Needs

By: Mollie Sugarman
January 17, 2023

Welcome back to Toolbox Tuesdays, a set of blog and social media posts shared in collaboration with BRCAStrong to delve into the minutiae of emotional tools or skills that patients can use as they navigate breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and reconstruction. These tools are not universal: what works for one patient may not work for […]

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NYBRA Plastic Surgery Patient Empowerment Program Be Informed Lecture Series February 2023 lecture with Dr. Jana Deitch on Breast Cancer Surgery: Choosing What is Right for You

Join Us For “Breast Cancer Surgery: Choosing What is Right for You” on February 6th

By: The NYBRA Team
January 13, 2023

Join us on for our next lecture as part of our Be Informed Lecture Series. Our guest speaker is: Jana Deitch, MD Monday, February 6th at 9:30AM EST Please join us for this educational session on “Breast Cancer Surgery: Choosing What is Right for You.”       *Registration is required   ABOUT THE SPEAKER […]

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