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Be Informed Lecture Series: Laughing as Medicine With Nira Berry

By: The NYBRA Team
September 25, 2020

Nira Berry wants you to take your laughter like you take your vitamins: intentionally and daily. “It’s so important that people use this every day, the mental, physical, and emotional benefits that just come from laughing,” Berry, founder of LaughingRx wellness programs, explained to a group on Zoom as part of NYBRA’s Be Informed Lecture […]

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Making Strides on Long Island 2020

By: The NYBRA Team
September 17, 2020

October is almost here, which means our team is gearing up for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Campaign. COVID-19 has impacted just about everything this year, but what it is has not changed is our practice’s commitment to the fight against breast cancer. Check out this video with our doctors for […]

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Breast Cancer Facts You Should Know, from Good Housekeeping

By: Dr. Jonathan Bank
August 24, 2020

Breast Cancer awareness month is right around the corner. I spoke to Good Housekeeping Magazine on behalf of the AiRS Foundation, a resource that helps women who’ve undergone mastectomies as a result of breast cancer understand their reconstructive options. The article, 17 Breast Cancer Facts You Need to Know, discusses everything from screening and treatment […]

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A New Single by my Patient and Friend, Kathryn Froggatt

By: Dr. Jonathan Bank
July 27, 2020

Inspired by her personal challenges facing breast cancer (and life) this past year, here is a new single by my patient, friend, and gifted singer/songwriter Kathryn, and her husband, multi-platinum producer Philip. This also my first – and last – attempt at lyric video animation. One of most rewarding parts of practicing medicine is getting […]

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From Masks to Hats to Pillows, Angela Heilig is Ready to Help

By: The NYBRA Team
July 23, 2020

The NYBRA community is full of thoughtful, generous individuals. This week, our patient Angela Heilig used her talents to provide 36 fabric masks with crocheted extenders for our medical staff to use, along with 50 heart-shaped pillows to enhance post-op comfort for other patients. This wasn’t Angela’s first time creating things for others. She started […]

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Be Your Own Advocate: How to Make the Most of Your First Appointment

By: Mollie Sugarman
July 14, 2020

While it is overwhelming to receive a breast cancer diagnosis, it is also a critical time to advocate for yourself regarding your treatment. The first step is to plan your consultations. Start by taking some deep breaths. Planning not only helps you to assess your options, it also fosters a sense of control. You can […]

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Improving Post-Op Care with EZbra

By: Dr. Jonathan Bank
July 12, 2020

I recently became an official consultant for a new company called EZbra. EZbra is a sterile post-op bra that provides the highest quality of care for women after breast operations. The all-in-one post-op bra meets our needs as surgeons; it’s sterile, adjustable, and disposable, while providing maximal comfort for patients throughout their initial recovery period. […]

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A Breast Reconstruction Primer for Gynecologists

By: Dr. Jonathan Bank
July 10, 2020

Recently, I presented a short summary of what we do at NYBRA Plastic Surgery to a group of gynecologists. The OB/GYN is frequently a womanʼs primary point of contact in healthcare. In modern medicine, physicians must focus on their specific subspecialty to gain expertise, and have little time to learn about advancements in paralleling fields. […]

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Beth C. Tortolani Foundation to Honor Drs. Randall S. Feingold and Ron Israeli

By: The NYBRA Team
July 8, 2020

NYBRA founding partners Drs. Randall S. Feingold and Ron Israeli will be honored for their dedication and commitment to women facing breast cancer at the Beth C. Tortolani Foundation’s 24th Annual Dinner Dance this October. The event, which was originally set to be held in March, was postponed due to COVID 19. The Tortolani Foundation […]

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