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Heart Disease and Breast Cancer: The Under-Appreciated Risk

Breast cancer survivors are at risk of heart disease because of the side effects of chemo and radiation. The take-home message from this study is to live a heart-healthy life with diet and exercise to avoid heart disease.

A new study shows the risk of heart disease and breast cancer recurrence in breast cancer survivors.

https://www.medpagetoday.com/hematologyoncology/breastcancer/87603?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2020-07-17&eun=g1354305d0r&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Headlines%20Top%20Cat%20HeC%20%202020-07-17&utm_term=NL_Daily_DHE_dual-gmail-definition

New Device to Recreate the Nipple

As we reported in our book, the nipple can be a real challenge for plastic surgeons. Unless women undergo nipple-sparing mastectomy, the nipple typically is made in a separate surgical procedure and inks used in medical offices have not been lasting. Here’s a new product for plastic surgery offices: Nipple-By-Number.
https://www.cancernetwork.com/breast-cancer/nipple-number-shows-promise-performing-3d-nipple-areola-tattoo-reconstruction #breastreconstruction