American Society of Plastic Surgeons

A special day in a special month


Sadly, national statistics show that seven out of 10 women diagnosed with breast cancer are never told about their breast reconstruction options, despite the fact that multiple research studies have demonstrated that breast reconstruction can be critical in improving the quality of life for women with this disease. To help raise awareness of this problem, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and our national spokesperson, Jewel, are partnering to promote Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day on Oct. 17.