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Breast Cancer Art Shares Journeys of Hope, Reconstruction
Date:10/24/2009

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(Vocus) October 23, 2009 -- The human body is incredibly beautiful, but cancer is not. Created to raise awareness about breast reconstruction options, the Out of the Shadows…Into the Light exhibit shares the experiences of 13 women, ten of whom have battled breast cancer. Their sculptural stories are told through plaster busts, which represent various stages of breast cancer – from none, to one, to both breasts removed, and personal stories from the breast cancer patients are also included in the exhibit. Created by the office nurse for the Okanagan Plastic Surgery Centre in British Columbia, Canada, the creator will be on hand to discuss how she created art from tragedy – a reconstruction of hope.

When: During Plastic Surgery 2009, the annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Open to the Public:
Sunday, October 25 from Noon – 4:00PM
Monday, October 26 from 8:30AM – 4:00PM
Tuesday, October 27 from 8:30AM – Noon


Where: Washington State Convention & Trade Center
             South Lobby – Level 4
             800 Convention Place
             Seattle, WA 98101-2350


Why: New research suggests that nearly 70 percent of women who are eligible for breast reconstruction are not informed of their options, suggesting that many breast cancer patients are missing out on a key conversation that should take place at the time of diagnosis. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and in conjunction with the ongoing ASPS ‘Choice’ campaign – an initiative created to bring public awareness to breast reconstruction issues, including ed
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