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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.

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. #breastreconstruction