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How to comfort breast cancer survivors

Environment key to post-mastectomy retail success

Based on statistics from the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in American women. Sadly, most of us can identify close friends or family members who have been impacted by breast cancer.

AABCP ups ante


HOUSTON – With all the pink, press and publicity breast cancer gets, you would think post-mastectomy services are well understood.

They are not, says Rhonda Turner.

Retail therapy: Uplifting Every Woman


GREENVILLE, S.C. – Casey Bolt was too young to understand much when her maternal grandmother survived a bout with breast cancer, but she now plans to make a career out of helping other women.

AABCP forecasts 'good year'


HOUSTON – After a period of declining membership, the American Association of Breast Care Professionals (AABCP) says things started to turn around in 2012.

Education, events, and a 'queen' fill boutique calendars


For many Americans, the month of October means it’s time raise awareness about breast cancer. For women’s health providers, it’s also a great time to remind patients and referral sources of the products that are available to help women post-surgery.

New boutique location is stylin'


DALLAS, Texas – It’s not uncommon for HME providers to bill themselves as a one-stop shop, but the Women’s Health Boutique has added another element: retreat.

AABCP lights fire


HOUSTON – Supporters of a bill that would require Medicare to pay for custom breast forms have retooled their efforts.

Carolyn Sluiter rallies behind her work


"A group of local bikers invited us to an event called Breast Fest," said Sluiter, founder of Freeport Home Medical Equipment. "Proceeds from the event go to breast cancer research and awareness. It was a fun thing."