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Breast Reconstruction NOT a Boob Job

Breast Reconstruction NOT a Boob Job

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer | 4 comments

Please Don’t Say This Facing mastectomy many breast cancer patients still hear something like this: “well at least you get a free boob job out of this.” Let’s straighten this out right now. Breast reconstruction following breast cancer surgery is not a boob job. A boob job, commonly done to augment or at times reduce the size of breasts, is a...

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Readability and Understandability: Advancing Health Literacy

Readability and Understandability: Advancing Health Literacy

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in Blog | 7 comments

A recent study by researchers at Loyola University found that as many as 63% of prostate cancer websites cannot be read or understood by someone who hasn’t completed high school education. Why is this important? Well, one of the study’s references suggests that as many as 90 million adult Americans have literacy skills that test below high school...

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