“Galatoire’s Goes Pink”, October 2, 2017

“Galatoire’s Goes Pink” Monday, October 2, 2017 Galatoire’s Restaurant 301 Bourbon Street 6:00 PM Ticket and Sponsorship Opportunities      Gillian Stagg Teale gstagg@nocci.com   Have you ever dreamed of attending a private party at Galatoire’s?  What if you could take over the entire main dining room  for a sit-down dinner  on a Monday night...

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Breastoration Helps pass Strongest Breast Reconstruction Law in the Nation – click on the arrow for more

CAGNO’s BREASTORATION PROGRAM RECEIVES GRANT FOR BREAST RECONSTRUCTION PATIENTS Breastoration Helps pass Strongest Breast Reconstruction Law in the nation  Click here for our spot on WWL News   Louisiana has passed new laws to make breast reconstruction more accessible to women after breast cancer and a mastectomy. Breastoration founder Kim Sport and Louisiana...

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Depression

You’ve been through a lot. You had to deal with the shock of your diagnosis and the fact that your life was forever changed. You endured the barrage of doctors’ appointments, tests, scans, surgeries, and various other assaults on your body. You were so busy, so focused, that at times it helped distract you from the deeper fear that this thing in your body wanted to kill...

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Reconstruction Options

What are the Different Types of Breast Reconstruction? There is not one type of breast reconstruction that is best for all women. Each technique has its pros and cons that a woman must weigh, depending upon her unique circumstances. Poor outcomes can result from the most advanced techniques, when performed by a surgeon inexperienced in that form of breast reconstruction....

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We have choices!

A staggering 70% of women who undergo breast cancer treatment are not fully informed about their options for reconstructive surgery, according to a recent report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. A woman being given a cancer diagnosis is indisputably at one of the most vulnerable times in her life, and is forced to make quick decisions. Most are not encouraged...

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Reconstruction: Yes or No?

Some women prefer not to undergo any additional surgical procedures beyond mastectomy. Others feel strongly that they do not want to wake up from surgery without new breasts to replace the originals. Many may not be sure how they feel and prefer putting off the decision until after they have undergone mastectomy and additional treatments. We’re fortunate to live in...

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