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Dr. Aldona Spiegel featured in New York Times

Dr. Aldona Spiegel featured in New York Times

Posted January 30, 2017 in Community, Events, Reconstruction

In an article published today on the front page of the New York Times, Dr. Aldona Spiegel, a pioneer in breast sensation restoration, discusses the success she has had restoring breast sensation for many of her patients.  Her patient Karen Holt shares her experience in the article as well.  Dr. Spiegel hopes to bring returning […]

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Houston hosts Super Bowl

Houston hosts Super Bowl

Posted January 25, 2017 in Community, Events

This year Houston is hosting the 2017 Super Bowl and welcoming the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots to our fine city.  No matter who you are routing for, we hope you enjoy the experience and festivities.  With our close proximity to NRG Stadium and approximately 1 million visitors expected in Houston, traffic will be unusually […]

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Microsurgery Conference Presentation

Microsurgery Conference Presentation

Posted January 17, 2017 in Community, Dr. Aldona Spiegel, Events, News, Reconstruction

  Dr. Aldona J. Spiegel presents, Immediate Breast Reconstruction:  Shaping the Perfect Breast as an invited lecturer at the 2017 American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) meeting in Waikoloa, Hawaii.  Dr. Spiegel is an honored member of the ASRM and  participates as a nominating committee member and mentor for the ASRM Women’s Microsurgery group. The […]

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Breast Cancer Patient Education

Breast Cancer Patient Education

Posted January 04, 2017 in Community, Reconstruction

The Women’s Health Care and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 requires health insurance plans that offer breast cancer coverage, provide coverage for prostheses and reconstruction.  Research has confirmed that although this coverage is available, many women simply are not aware of their rights, less than 50% of women! The American Society of Plastic Surgeons was […]

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Bra Wall of Hope-Houston

Bra Wall of Hope-Houston

Posted October 27, 2016 in Community, Events

I wanted to share an event I just heard about this morning. Today, October 27, 2016 at Memorial City Mall in Houston, Texas (I-10 near Gessner) radio station KRBE 104.1 has erected a “BRA WALL OF HOPE” that will honor and benefit those affected by breast cancer.  As of this morning, it was estimated to be […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Peninsula In Pink

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Peninsula In Pink

Posted October 19, 2016 in Community

Dr. Spiegel just returned from a trip to Japan and brought back some interesting photos to share with you from an International Breast Cancer Awareness initiative held at The Peninsula Hotel in Tokyo.  Proceeds from the Art of Pink activities as well as spa treatments, afternoon pink teas, desserts and drinks benefit Keep a Breast Japan and […]

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DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Improves Quality of Life

DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Improves Quality of Life

Posted June 07, 2016 in Community, Reconstruction

News Medical Life Sciences & Medicine discusses an interesting article published in the May 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons about how the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) flap improves the long-term quality of life for breast cancer patients.  The study was done […]

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Supermicrosurgery

Supermicrosurgery

Posted June 03, 2016 in Community, Reconstruction

Tokyo, Japan April 2016 Dr. Spiegel was recently invited to speak at the 2nd International Symposium of Lymphedema Surgery and Breast Reconstruction at The University of Tokyo Hospital about stacked Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) flaps with vascularized lymph node transfer for breast reconstruction.  While Attending the symposium Dr. Spiegel observed in live surgery and […]

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Young Survival Coalition Conference 2016

Posted December 31, 2015 in Events

Survivors, Co-Survivors & Healthcare Providers are invited to join the YSC Summit for 3 days of education, empowerment and connection in Atlanta, Georgia March 11-13. The YSC is the only conference for young women affected by breast cancer and their co-survivors.  To learn more about the YSC  and this years conference and please visit Youngsurvival.org/conferences.

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