Webcast tonight - Breast Reconstruction Know Your Options 21 May 2019

Giovanna_BCNAGiovanna_BCNA Administrator, Staff, Member, Moderator Posts: 1,031
Hello everyone,  there is a free online information session tonight  regarding breast reconstruction.

About the Webinar

Breast reconstruction surgery recreates the shape of the breast following a mastectomy or, occasionally, breast conserving surgery. It can be done at the same time as your surgery (immediate reconstruction) or as a separate procedure at a later time, even many years later (delayed reconstruction). There are many different options available for reconstruction and much to consider so it can seem overwhelming. Some women decide breast reconstruction is not for them. This sometimes called “staying flat”.

The decision is a personal one. It is an individual choice whether a woman wants to have a breast reconstruction, go flat or wear a breast prosthesis. It is important to be comfortable with your decision and your body’s look and feel.Breast Cancer Network Australia’s breast reconstruction webcast will explore the current options and issues affecting women considering breast reconstruction. This is an interactive information session where you will hear from leading experts, as well as a woman who has chosen the option of “staying flat” and have the opportunity to ask questions online. 


Speakers:

Dr Chantel Thornton, Specialist Breast Cancer Surgeon

Monique Baqldacchino, Breast Care Nurse

Gosia Davis, Consumer

When:  Tuesday, 21 May 2019

What Time: 7.00 pm - 7.45 pm AEST

WA: 5.00 pm - 5.45 pm

NT & SA: 6.30 pm - 7.15 pm

QLD, ACT, NSW, TAS, VIC: 7.00 pm - 7.45 pm


Register here



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Comments

  • SoldierCrabSoldierCrab Bathurst NSW Member Posts: 3,203
    Hi Giovanna
    Can you please let me know if this will be able to be watched now it is over some ladies from the facebook group have missed out on seeing it. 
    and asked me to find if they can access it via a link ? or youtube 

    thanks 
    Soldiercrab

  • rainwalkerrainwalker Malanda FNQMember Posts: 23
    Hi :) I was wondering this too - I tried very hard to watch it but it appears my connection here in FNQ is far too patchy for a live webcast!!
  • lrb_03lrb_03 Member Posts: 1,082
    They said it would be available on the website, but not sure when, @SoldierCrab, @rainwalker. Hopefully it won't be long 🙂
  • Riki_BCNARiki_BCNA Administrator, Staff, Member, Moderator Posts: 217
    Hello everyone yes the webcasts become available on the website approx. a week post each event on the following link

    https://www.bcna.org.au/understanding-breast-cancer/resources/webcasts/


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