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Care Guideline 8: Breast Reconstruction

You should be fully informed about breast reconstruction options, including the option to opt out altogether. You should also be told about the possible risks, as well as the reality of the look and feel of reconstructed breasts. To get the full story on all the Guidelines go to www.Rethinkbreastcancer.com/Careguidelines

5 things you need to know about breast reconstruction

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Reconstruction Obstruction

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WILL THAT BE ONE LUMP OR TWO?

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Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day 2015

Today is Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, otherwise known as BRA Day. You will notice that there is no mention of cancer in BRA Day....

Rethink Launches New Care Guidelines for Young Women with Breast Cancer

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Helping to bring The SCAR Project to Toronto

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Embracing my scar

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