BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day Quotes and Messages…
BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day USA is observed on the third Wednesday in October.
Dr. Mitchell Brown, a Canadian plastic surgeon, started BRA Day in 2011. The event expanded to the United States in 2012 as BRA Day USA.
Each breast cancer campaign brings a special focus on an area of concern. However, few shine a light on options after mastectomy or lumpectomy like BRA Day USA. While reconstruction may not be for every woman, they should have access to the available options so they can make informed decisions.
Deciding whether to reconstruct breasts after a mastectomy is a personal decision. For some, the decision is a difficult one. It is important that patients are provided with all the information and tools to make the best decision for them. Remember, they’ve lived with their body, their breasts all their life. For many women, they’ve shaped the clothes they’ve worn, fed their children, and been a part of their more intimate life.
Women who chose to not have reconstruction performed also have choices. Prosthetic design and technology continually advance. Each woman should be provided with all their options. Her network should support her in every way through the journey and reassure her that whatever decision she makes is the right one for her.
BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day Quotes and Messages
Just ONE tissue donor might help up to FIVE women undergoing breast reconstruction surgery.
Breast reconstruction can dramatically improve a woman’s self-image, self-confidence and quality of life
One tissue donor can help up to 10 breast reconstruction patients. Be a hero for those in need of healing.
Thank you to all of our affiliates, advocates and supporters for making this special day possible. Happy Breast ReconDay!
Today we’re wearing PINK to celebrate Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day in support of understanding treatment options after
The mission of BRA Day is to promote awareness and access to breast reconstruction surgery information. Thanks for being a part of this special day
Breast Reconstruction Awareness activities take place throughout the year! Get involved today and help close the loop on breast cancer by spreading awareness
“My scars? I barely see them. I feel whole; I really do. Because every day, I get to say, ‘There’s no cancer.’ I’m healthy, and that’s beautiful.” – Wanda Sykes
This Wednesday is Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day. Learn more about the types of breast reconstruction available to cancer survivors, and share to spread the word!
“Breast cancer is being detected at an earlier, more treatable stage these days, largely because women are taking more preventive measures, like self-exams and regular mammograms. And treatment is getting better too.” — Elizabeth Hurley
“When your body heals, you start to feel better. You realize that you don’t care about the scars. You are just happy to have this body, a healthy body, no matter the lumps and bumps and problems.” – Hoda Kotb