BRA Day Toronto Flagship 2019

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Toronto Botanical Garden

777 Lawrence Ave E

North York, ON M3C 1P2

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BRA Day is a FREE, annual event that brings leading breast reconstruction experts together to answer all your questions.

  • Learn about the options available
  • Connect with women who have been through it
  • See real results of reconstruction in the Show & Tell Lounge
  • Get answers to your reconstruction questions

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AGENDA

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Presentations start promptly at 7 pm.

  • Presentations from breast reconstruction surgeons and women who have had reconstruction and gone through this journey.
  • Show & Tell Lounge where women can see the real-life results of breast reconstruction and speak with women who have been through it.
  • Education Tables hosted by plastic surgeons who can answer your questions.
  • Exhibit Area with products and services to help women who have been affected by breast cancer
  • Snacks and Refreshments provided for all attendees

Presentation Schedule:

Dr. Mitchell Brown - BIA-ALCL (Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma) What you need to know.

Dr. John Semple - Implant Reconstruction - Pre-pectoral or under the muscle.

Dr. Joan Lipa - Managing the other breast.

Dr. Toni Zhong - Options for tissue (flap) reconstruction.

Patient Stories

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Education Tables:

One-step direct to implant - Dr. John Semple, Women’s College Hospital

Reconstruction using implants - Dr. Mary-Helen Mahoney, North York General Hospital
Preventative (prophylactic) mastectomy - Dr. Mitchell Brown, Women’s College Hospital
Reconstruction using your own tissue - Dr. Joan Lipa, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Delayed reconstruction and radiation - Dr. Toni Zhong, University Health Network
Reconstruction options after lumpectomy - Dr. Melinda Musgrave, St. Michael’s Hospital
Post Surgery Recovery and Physiotherapy - Lindsay Davey & Lisa Chau, Registered Phyiotherapists
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer - Aletta Poll, Women's College Hospital

WHO IS INVITED

  • Women considering post-mastectomy or post-lumpectomy breast reconstruction and support person(s), male or female.
  • Healthcare professionals that work with women affected by breast cancer.

With any questions related to this event, please contact:
TorontoBraDay@cancer.ca

If you registered and are unable to attend, please inform the event organizer listed above.

*Please note, all those interested in attending the event must register individually.



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Toronto Botanical Garden

777 Lawrence Ave E

North York, ON M3C 1P2

Canada

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