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Jewell Plastic Surgery is proud to present BRA DAY 2014!

October 15, 2014 is national Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day "BRA DAY"! This year’s theme is BRAve Faces. We recognize there are many faces of breast cancer and a unique journey for every person facing a breast cancer diagnosis. Breast cancer does not discriminate and while every journey is unique-all breast cancer patients have the right to …

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Anti-Breast Cancer Diet Overshadows a Bigger Culprit

"Tomatoes may reduce breast cancer risk.”  This headline went viral recently after research reported the positive effects of eating tomatoes in women with high risk of breast cancer.  Research from Harvard Medical School in 2012 found that having higher levels of carotenoids- nutrients in brightly colored fruits and veggies- lowered breast cancer risk. Headlines like …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Jewell reminds his patients of the importance of early detection and treatment of breast cancer. The remarkable advances in breast cancer care relate to early detection, effective treatment, and good solutions for breast reconstruction. This disease strikes 1 in 9 women and can be devastating regarding treatment …

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Preventative Breast Mastectomy for Breast Cancer

The recent disclosure by actress Angeline Jolie of a preventative mastectomy and breast reconstruction is of great interest to women who seem to be predisposed to breast cancer by family history or through genetic factors. Preventative mastectomies and immediate reconstruction, according to Dr. Mark Jewell, a board-certified plastic surgeon, practicing in Eugene, Oregon represent an …

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