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BRA Day raises awareness options for breast cancer survivors


Breast cancer may be more common than you think. In Ontario, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Some will experience surgery to remove all or part of one or both breasts. Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day is an initiative that promotes education, awareness and access for women considering breast reconstruction.

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Mandated by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and in partnership with the North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), the adoption of “Rapid Access Clinics” (RAC) combines the Regional Joint Assessment Centre (hip and knee) and Inter-Professional Spine Assessment and Education (lower back pain) clinics. The central intake, assessment and management model of the RAC have proven...

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