Navigation Links
Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery, a Leader in Breast Reconstruction Surgery, Recognizes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Date:10/3/2009

Breast cancer death rates have declined by 27% over a 15-year period in the U.S., yet many breast cancer patients are not being informed about all of their options when it comes to breast reconstruction. In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery invites women to become more aware about breast reconstruction options at http://www.parkmeadowscosmeticsurgery.com.

Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 3, 2009 -- Thanks to greater awareness, detection and treatment, breast cancer death rates in the United States have declined by 27% over a 15-year period. However, recent research has demonstrated that many women are not even aware of the latest techniques available in breast reconstruction because these techniques are not presented to them. Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery, a pioneer in the most advanced DIEP Flap breast reconstruction surgery, recognizes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October by inviting women to learn more about breast reconstruction options at their new web site, http://www.parkmeadowscosmeticsurgery.com.

According to Park Meadows surgeon Dr. Jeremy Williams, "This year, the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) celebrates its 25th anniversary. At Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery, we are committed to the NBCAM goals of increasing education and raising awareness for women facing breast cancer. Even though awareness about many breast cancer issues has improved dramatically in the past 25 years, there still remains a serious gap in education about breast reconstruction options after mastectomy. While the most common form of breast reconstruction is implant-based, many women are unaware that recent advances in microsurgical techniques make it possible to use their own natural tissue for reconstruction. This option provides a long lasting and cosmetically appealing option that avoids use of an implant, which is desirable for some patients."

The Park Meadows surgical team was among the first in Colorado to offer DIEP Flap (Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator) breast reconstruction, a complex and innovative technique performed by less than five percent of plastic surgeons across the country. DIEP Flap breast reconstruction uses the patient's own tissue and skin to reconstruct the breast, offering patients longer-lasting, more natural-looking results compared to implant-based reconstruction, while avoiding many of the complications associated with older tissue flap procedures. With the DIEP Flap reconstruction, the surgeon uses muscle-sparing and nerve-sparing techniques to limit damage to donor sites. By leaving abdominal muscles intact, the patient can avoid the prolonged abdominal weakness that can result from other flap techniques, while benefitting from a quicker recovery time after surgery.

The Park Meadows surgical team has successfully completed more than 25 DIEP Flap procedures this year, by far the most any surgical team has completed in the Colorado region. Additionally, the team has performed several prophylactic DIEP Flap reconstructive procedures for women with serious genetic risk factors for developing breast cancer who have chosen to undergo mastectomy in order to reduce their chance of later developing breast cancer.

Park Meadows surgeon Dr. Christopher Williams said, "Some women who are genetically at very high risk of developing breast cancer may elect to undergo a prophylactic mastectomy. According to the American Cancer Society, these women may reduce their risk of developing breast cancer by greater than 90%. At Park Meadows, we're committed to helping breast cancer patients, as well as women at risk for breast cancer, to understand all of their options for breast reconstruction."

About Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery
Located in Lone Tree, Colorado, Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery is committed to providing state-of-the-art plastic surgery, cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, by emphasizing excellence in patient care and five-star service. With three experienced and respected surgeons - Dr. Randolph C. Robinson, Dr. Jeremy Z. Williams, and Dr. Christopher G. Williams - Park Meadows offers a full range of plastic and reconstructive surgery options in Denver. For more information about breast reconstruction options after mastectomy, visit http://www.parkmeadowscosmeticsurgery.com or call 303-706-1100.

About National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The first NBCAM program took place in October 1985 as a week-long event to generate awareness about breast cancer. Today, NBCAM has grown to include fifteen national public service organizations, professional associations and government agencies working together to build breast cancer awareness, share information and provide access to screening services.

Contact:
Anne Duncan
Development Director
Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery
7430 E Park Meadows Drive, Ste 300
Lone Tree, CO 80124
303-706-1100

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/coloradoplasticsurgery/breast_reconstruction/prweb2980434.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. ViewPoint Bank Funds Senior Crimestoppers Program at Meadows Health and Rehab Center in Dallas
2. Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery, a Pioneer in DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Surgery in Colorado, Introduces New, Informative Website
3. It's Park Life for Edinburgh Students as Unite Unveils New Property Overlooking The Meadows
4. Cosmetic Surgery & Exotic Brazil
5. China Bionanometer Industries Corporation Promotes New Cosmetics Product Line in China
6. Safer, Simpler, Better & Cost Effective Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia
7. Study Shows Cosmetic Surgery on the Rise as Safety and Efficacy of Procedures Increase
8. Plastic Surgery 2007: Where Truth Behind Emerging Cosmetic Treatments Meets Amazing Reconstructive Advances
9. Whole Foods Market(R) Helps Shoppers Understand the Benefits of Natural Cosmetics
10. Prominent Cosmetic Dentist Dr. William Hoskyns Joins Leading Atlanta Practice
11. Cosmetic Surgeons Gather in Dubai for World Congress, Hospital Opening
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/18/2017)... York (PRWEB) , ... August ... ... LLC, d/b/a Quick International, LLC (“Quick”), a highly specialized asset-light logistics provider ... has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Unitrans International Corporation, a ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... York, NY (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 ... ... launch of this summer’s edition of “Vision & Hearing,” advocating for active, healthy ... campaign focuses on resources available for individuals with hearing impairments and shares the ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... As an industry leader, Eppendorf ... they will present the line of epMotion automated liquid handling system. This automated ... automate everyday pipetting tasks. , Ideal for scientists and lab technicians with no ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Hernandez Insurance Agencies, a ... throughout the greater DC region, is inaugurating a “New Leash On Life” charity ... and training them to be companions for veterans in need. , The Semper ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Moore Insurance, a ... in east Texas, is launching a regional charity effort to provide publicity assistance ... the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) has raised nearly $30 million in donations ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/27/2017)... 2017  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH) ... 30, 2017.  The Company reported second quarter net sales ... prior year period, and an increase of 2.1% on ... of contribution from the LDR Holding Corporation acquisition, second ... of 2016, or 0.3% on a constant currency basis. ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... LOVELAND, Colo. , July 26, 2017 ... Tristan Guttridge and the Bimini SharkLab to custom design the ... diagnostic images of sharks in their native habitat. In ... for Discovery Channel,s Shark Week, Dr. Guttridge approached ... to take pregnancy diagnosis directly to hammerhead sharks underwater. ...
(Date:7/26/2017)... BEACH, Fla. , July 26, 2017 ... of enrollment of our clinical trial evaluating Altemia TM ... Cell Anemia (SCA) and Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). The ... to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Altemia TM ... trial is conducted under US IND 125274. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: