Member in the News: Patients Design Own 3D Chest

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One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. New technology allows for those who have had a mastectomy to be fit with a custom breast prosthesis must more easily. Essentially Women member, Elisa Lawson, was recently featured by an NBC affiliate showing how an iPad can be easily used to scan a person's chest wall to fit the prosthesis instead of using a mold. This type of news coverage helps shed light on how much of a difference a custom breast prosthesis can make in someone's life. It also helps publicize that there are other options available after a mastectomy.

See the story from WNDU 16 here

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