Contract notice: open invitation to tender for the supply of breast prostheses
and plastic and reconstructive surgery equipment
Although an increased risk of anaplastic large-cell lymphoma in patients with breast prostheses
has been speculated, no studies had been conducted.
That includes forms for tissue expansion, which expand skin and muscle tissue in preparation for reconstructive surgery, silicone and contact silicone breast prostheses
, pocketed bras, and post-mastectomy camisoles, which are worn after surgery and have drains for removing extra fluid.
Offering a full range of breast prostheses
, post-mastectomy undergarments, wigs and compression garments, the center works with insurance companies to cover the costs associated with its products, and staff conducts the center like any professional medical office.
8 million at the time of the bankruptcy, but it has a majority ownership interest in the company, which manufactures customized breast prostheses
for women who have had mastectomies.
Founders Samantha Medred and Whitney Kitchens specialize in post-mastectomy products--including breast prostheses
("forms") and specially designed bras and swimsuits.
The dresses and tops have hidden built-in bra support with pockets to discreetly hold breast prostheses
Working with a designer who had had a mastectomy herself, Michelle came up with Belovely - a clothing range featuring hidden built-in bra support with pockets to discreetly hold breast prostheses
The articles describe the breast and lymphatic system, benign breast changes, the role of estrogen in breast cancer, the link to ovarian cancer, statistics on breast cancer in the US, and recent research; types of breast cancer; risk factors, symptoms, genetic testing, and prevention; screening, diagnosis, and stages; treatments, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, targeted therapies, complementary and alternative medicine, treatment during pregnancy, male breast cancer, advanced and recurrent cancer, and clinical trials; managing side effects and complications of treatment; and living with the disease, including nutrition, exercise, emotions, talking to family, work, breast prostheses
, insurance, and caregiving.
Women who have had a double mastectomy will be entitled to free bilateral breast prostheses
A newly-refurbished area has been created at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary to help women who have undergone breast surgery be measured for breast prostheses
and special bras.
In the mid 1990's, they added a division selling breast prostheses
and mastectomy products.