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Published on October 19, 2015

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Hosts Local Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day Open House

Open house hopes to increase awareness regarding post-mastectomy breast cancer care

One Health providers James Tidwell & Janae Maher

OWENSBORO, KY (October 19, 2015) – In support of The Plastic Surgery Foundation’s fourth annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day observance, One Health Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is hosting a BRA Day open house on Wednesday, October 21st from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at their office in the Breckenridge Medical Plaza, Suite 303. This is an initiative designed to promote education, awareness and access regarding post-mastectomy breast reconstruction.

The open house will include:

  • A meet and greet with Drs. Maher & Tidwell
  • Appetizers
  • Information for breast cancer survivors about reconstruction options
  • Skin analysis and product demonstrations
  • Mini massages
  • Give-a-ways

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day was created to inspire women who have faced breast cancer. Informing women of their reconstruction options before or at the time of diagnosis is critically important to improving life after breast cancer and Owensboro Health’s medical group, One Health has the specialties and expertise to help.

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day is a collaboration between the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Plastic Surgery Foundation, breast centers, nurse navigators, corporate partners and breast cancer support groups.

For more information about the BRA Day open house, please visit www.OwensboroHealth.org/BraDay

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering and the only hospital in the world to be designated a Signature Sanctuary by Audubon International, Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the One Health medical group comprising over 180 providers in 25 locations, a certified medical fitness facility, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center. Owensboro Health has been recognized for outstanding care, safety and clinical excellence by The Joint Commission, U.S. News & World Report and Becker’s Hospital Review. As the largest employer west of Louisville, Owensboro Health has 4,088 employees, and in FY 2015 saw 18,380 inpatient admissions and 823,072 outpatient encounters. A committed community partner, Owensboro Health provided grants of $702,924 in the last year to health, social service, education and arts agencies across the region. For more information, visit owensborohealth.org.

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