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"BRA" Day events set for Oct. 16

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, UTMB Health will host a Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day to promote education, awareness and access for women who may wish to consider post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. It is a collaborative effort during Breast Health month that includes plastic surgeons specializing in breast surgery, plastic surgery nurse specialists, medical device industry representatives and breast cancer support groups.

Lunch and Learn about Breast Reconstruction
Wednesday, Oct. 16
Noon - 1 p.m.
Caduceus Room, 6th Floor
Administration Bldg., Galveston
(Parking available in Garage 1)
Pretty in Pink: Ladies' Night Out
Wednesday, Oct. 16
5:30 - 8 p.m.
Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes
League City
A festive atmosphere with food, beverages and prizes featuring:
  • Reduced fee mammograms offered (walk-in or scheduled);
  • Breast reconstruction information;
  • Tours of the facility;
  • UTMB information on screening, prevention, treatment and reconstruction options;
  • Shopping, refreshments; and
  • Door prizes at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.
  • Will be honoring breast cancer survivors, will feature a “meet and greet” with survivors.
To schedule your mammogram at the event (or anytime), call (832) 505-1700.
For more information, please contact Brittni Leffage (832) 505-1020 or bkleffag@utmb.edu

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