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Black Friday—Two Books To Fight Breast Cancer

By: The NYBRA Team
November 25, 2021

The holiday season is all about giving, but what if the gifts you choose could do more? Our doctors have worked on two books that fund breast cancer research and care. Both “Restored” and “Before the After” provide insight into the breast reconstruction experience while showing how transformative, healing, and life-changing it can be. “Restored” […]

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Dr. Bank interview with Canon on ‘Before the After’

By: The NYBRA Team
November 23, 2021

“That little sliver is the essence of what I do, in my mind. It’s taking a woman from really the depths of all fears and chaperoning her through that process to a point of light and hope,” Dr. Jonathan Bank explained in a conversation with Canon on the origins of his new book, Before the […]

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Looking Back on the History of Breast Reconstruction for BRA Day

By: The NYBRA Team
November 22, 2021

Breast reconstruction has evolved substantially in recent years. As we evaluate current options and advocate for the physical and emotional restoration that current procedures can offer, it’s important to know what preceded those advances. Drs. Ron Israeli and Randall Feingold joined BRCAStrong to provide enlightening context to today’s reconstructive landscape in a discussion on the […]

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‘Before the After’ Book Order Form

November 21, 2021

RESERVE YOUR COPY TODAY!   Book: $88 Proceeds benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Venmo: @jonathanbankmd Checks made out to: Jonathan Bank, M.D. Mail to: NYBRA Plastic Surgery/Before the After, 833 Northern Boulevard, Suite 160, Great Neck, NY 11021

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Treating the Whole Patient Means Supporting Caregivers, Too

By: The NYBRA Team
November 20, 2021

It’s National Caregivers Month, a time to recognize and honor those who prop us up when we’re in need. “Partners, I truly feel, are the forgotten parties in this whole process. There is no book [manual] to which they can refer,” Mollie Sugarman, Clinical Director of the Patient Empowerment Program said in a conversation with […]

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Jen Rozenbaum Accepts ASPS Patient of Courage Award

By: The NYBRA Team
November 17, 2021

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recognizes a select group of patients who have been restored through reconstructive plastic surgery every year. Patients of Courage are chosen based not on plastic surgery’s impact on their lives but on how they have multiplied that impact to uplift others. This year, Dr. Ron Israeli successfully nominated his […]

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Restored Gallery Event Recap

By: The NYBRA Team
November 17, 2021

This month, our team gathered to celebrate the launch of “Restored,” a book and artistic endeavor that Drs. Ron Israeli and Jonathan Bank created in collaboration with Form Collaborative, Allergan Aesthetics, and twelve incredible breast reconstruction patients. This team worked to create a series of life casts for each woman in materials that related to […]

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Giving Tuesday 2021

By: The NYBRA Team
November 16, 2021

#GivingTuesday is November 30. Giving Tuesday is a global fundraising movement that harnesses the holiday season’s spirit of giving to unleash a tide of goodwill that shapes our communities and the world. This global fundraising day is an opportunity to use your individual power of generosity to remain connected and heal. As we round off […]

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Meet Lucienne

By: The NYBRA Team
November 16, 2021

Lucienne was diagnosed with breast cancer at 44. But the lumps she found first were not in her breast: they were under her arm. “I was living my life, working at the railroad, and just living. I noticed I had these bumps under my armpit, and I was like, ‘huh, what are these weird lumps […]

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Bone Health

By: The NYBRA Team
November 8, 2021

Join us on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 9:30 AM EST via ZOOM for our next lecture as part of our Be Informed Lecture Series. Our guest speaker is: Eileen Y. Krim, M.D.       *Registration is required Please join us for this open forum focusing on the natural process of bone loss in […]

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