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While plastic surgery is hardly ever covered by most insurance providers, breast reconstruction after a mastectomy is a different issue. Access to this type of coverage isn't guaranteed to all women who undergo a mastectomy. Elderly and underprivileged women are especially under-served.

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Maya Angelou On Being Grateful

Video: Maya Angelou

The famous author sat down with Oprah to discuss moderation in all things (even moderation itself), the brilliance of living in your 80s (do it if you can), and the importance of gratitude.

The Same Cancer

In 1999, my mother died from triple negative breast cancer. Diagnosed when she was 48 she fought a good fight for 4 years. I stood by her side through every doctor appointment and every treatment. I miss my mother every day especially since I have been diagnosed with the same cancer that took her from me…

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Helping Hands Fund for Women with Breast Cancer

As new drugs show promise in preventing breast cancer, women who should be taking these medications may be reluctant if costs are too high. This is also true for pharmaceuticals prescribed as part of breast cancer treatment regimens. The "Helping Hands Fund" at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center helps patients whose medication costs, for prevention or treatment, exceed their ability to pay.

This Gift That Gives More™ provides patients with diagnostic, treatment and support services in a collaborative environment.

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