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Julio has been a long term Fresh Start patient for over 10 years. Julio was born with cleft lip and palate – although Julio had a few early surgeries, his family’s annual income of less than $7,000 was unable to provide him with the care he needed. 236 more words

Patient Stories

Are routine yearly mammograms helpful in detecting breast cancer? A recent Canadian Study suggests that this may not be the case.

A recent study by Canadian researchers concluded that annual screening mammograms for women in the age group 40-59, does not reduce breast cancer deaths. The conclusion of this study differ significantly from the vast majority of studies and the opinion of experts in the field, that the current screening guidelines do in fact reduce the risk of death by 15% in this age group. 207 more words

Breast Cancer

Michigan Girl Mauled By Raccoon To Get New Ear

SPRING LAKE, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – A surgeon at a Detroit-area hospital plans to perform a procedure next week that will begin the process of giving a new ear to a western Michigan girl whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby. 263 more words



Post mastectomy most women opt for breast reconstruction. There are a variety of reconstructive options but you may not be a candidate for all types. 

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Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery


This month, I will talk about Breast Reconstruction. Receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer can be devastating, and the possibility of needing a lumpectomy or mastectomy can be incredibly overwhelming.

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Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery

The fear of dog bites

A nine-year-old girl will likely need reconstructive surgery after being bitten by a dog over the weekend.

It’s the type of case that strikes fear into dog owners. 303 more words