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Breast Cancer: a Breast Surgeon’s Perspective

By: The NYBRA Team
April 16, 2021

Dr. Erna Busch-Devereaux knows that you’re aware of the number of people who contract breast cancer every year. “I think we all appreciate the magnitude of the problem with breast cancer in the United States, but the good news is that death rates have been decreasing pretty significantly over the last decade or two,” she […]

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Pre-operative Preparation: Setting Yourself Up For Success

April 12, 2021

Empowered patients have the tools they need to go into surgery with confidence and leave ready to deploy a well-crafted self-care plan. While every surgery is different, there are a few things that all patients can do to prepare for any procedure and set themselves up for a successful recovery. Read on for things to […]

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Events

Tai Chi: Bring Balance into Your Life.

April 9, 2021

Join us on Monday, May 17, 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 Helen Lein, Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Tai Chi, Qigong and Meditation Instructor. Registration is required.                       […]

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Learn Look Locate’s Ask a Plastic Surgeon Series with Dr. Israeli

By: The NYBRA Team
April 5, 2021

Learn Look Locate is an organization dedicated to promoting critical education for early breast cancer detection. They recently launched their “Ask a Plastic Surgeon” series, featuring NYBRA’s Dr. Ron Israeli. Every month, Dr. Israeli takes on a question about breast reconstruction for Learn Look Locate’s blog, which aims to connect women across the globe and inspire […]

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Post-Op Infections: a Patient’s Perspective

By: The NYBRA Team
April 1, 2021

Infection is an unfortunate risk of any procedure. Our surgeons take every possible precaution to prevent its occurrence, but sometimes it’s beyond anyone’s control. In those situations, it’s essential that patients speak up at the first sign so that our doctors can administer quick and careful treatment. When it comes to implant reconstruction, infections can […]

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Save the Date: Making Strides 2021

By: The NYBRA Team
March 31, 2021

Our team has been working with Making Strides of Long Island for 20 years! Save the date for this year’s event on October 17, 2021. Join us to fundraise, socialize, and celebrate two decades of hard work and support. After a over a year of social distancing, this event promises to be an extra special […]

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Naturopathic Medicine and Breast Health

By: The NYBRA Team
March 26, 2021

Most of us are familiar with medical doctors, but what about naturopathic options? “Most people don’t know what a naturopath is, because they don’t know that there’s more than just an MD and DO in the United States,” Dr. Pina Giudice, ND, LAc, said as she opened up her presentation for our latest Be Informed […]

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Dr. Bank Talks Breast Relief with Allyn Rose

By: The NYBRA Team
March 24, 2021

Earlier this month, Dr. Jonathan Bank joined breast cancer advocate Allyn Rose, on Instagram live to talk about Breast Relief and the initiative’s recently-launched website, BreastRelief.com. Breast Relief aims to address Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome (PMPS), a chronic pain condition that can occur after mastectomy or other breast surgery. “There are many, many women across the […]

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Join the Movement for our 20th Anniversary

March 24, 2021

It’s happening! Our team page is up and we are ready to fundraise. Join our team for our 20th Year of Continued Partnership with Making Strides Against Breast Cancer as one of their Flagship sponsors. Also check out our special Making Strides page to learn more about past events and keep up with all our […]

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Spring Into Action: Empowering Patients to Reset for the New Season

By: The NYBRA Team
March 22, 2021

This March marks many things: spring is one of them. The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff is another. The change of season has us ready to gear up for Making Strides and look toward October. The days are getting longer, and with sunset finally falling after 5 pm, we hope you’re feeling freer to […]

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