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Medical Tattooist Nicole Rizzuto: Q&A

By: The NYBRA Team
February 24, 2021

NYBRA’s resident medical tattooist, Nicole Rizzuto, started out as a body art tattoo artist. When she was diagnosed with kidney cancer, she switched gears. “I became a certified surgical technologist after my own kidney cancer experience. I’ve been doing that for 11 years,” she said. She was working at St. Francis Hospital when Dr. Jonathan […]

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NYBRA.COM WEB TOURS: Aesthetic Surgery

By: The NYBRA Team
February 23, 2021

We’re taking you on a series of web tours through a few key sections of our new website, NYBRA.com. This week’s virtual tour focuses on aesthetic surgery and the suite of aesthetic procedures that promote confidence, so you can look and feel your best. Our team works with each patient to develop a tailored plan […]

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Breast Relief: New Approaches to an Old Problem

By: Dr. Jonathan Bank
February 19, 2021

Breast cancer affects one in eight women across the United States. What is often overlooked is that a significant percentage of those women will go on to develop Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome (PMPS), a chronic pain after mastectomy that can persist in the breast, chest, and underarm areas for years. We believe that surgery can affect […]

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Medical Oncology: It’s a Long-Term Relationship

By: The NYBRA Team
February 18, 2021

Dr. Rajasree Roy wants patients to understand that relationships with medical oncologists are long-lasting. “When your medical oncologist tells you that we are going to be friends for a long period of time, he or she really means it,” she said during our February Be Informed Lecture. Dr. Roy is an attending hematology/oncology physician at […]

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NYBRA.COM WEB TOURS: Our Practice

By: The NYBRA Team
February 16, 2021

In this week’s WEB TOURS video, we take a closer look at the practice where you can learn more about each of the NYBRA doctors, our mission and more. Our surgical expertise comes with compassion, care, and a unique integrated approach that focuses on overall patient wellbeing. In the Our Practice section of our new […]

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NYBRA.COM WEB TOURS: Patient Empowerment Program

By: The NYBRA Team
February 12, 2021

Our one of a kind Patient Empowerment Program offers tailored, individual support to patients facing mastectomy. This program is the cornerstone of our whole-patient approach to breast reconstruction. The program embodies our holistic, patient-centered approach focusing on the mind and body to promote authentic healing and personal growth. We provide support and resources for your […]

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One Patient Teaches us a New Way to “Smile”

By: The NYBRA Team
February 11, 2021

Marsha was already in a state of transition when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020. She had lost her mother that January and stepped away from a decades-long corporate career a few months later. Then, she found a lump. “They thought that it was going to be nothing; they were surprised when it […]

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Breast Health and Natural Medicine

February 10, 2021

Join us on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 9:30 AM EST via ZOOM for our next lecture as part of our Be Informed Lecture Series. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Pina LoGiudice, ND, LAc. Registration is required.                         Topics will include: How to work […]

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NYBRA.COM WEB TOURS: Breast Relief

By: The NYBRA Team
February 4, 2021

This week’s video web tour of NYBRA.COM is about Breast Relief. Breast Relief is a unique clinical and research initiative that addresses Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome (PMPS). PMPS is a chronic, under-addressed pain condition that affects 30% of women who undergo a mastectomy. Tour this section of our website to learn more about what Breast Relief […]

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Physical Therapy and Breast Recovery: How Moving Your Body Can Help You Move Forward

By: The NYBRA Team
February 3, 2021

Physical therapy may not be the first thing you think of when facing mastectomy, but it can be critical in both recovery and reconstruction. Diana Tjaden, PT, DPT, the founder & director of Full Circle Physical Therapy and the P.C. Breast Cancer Recovery Program, joined us in the January installment of our Be Informed Lecture Series […]

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