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SLACK Incorporated announces O&P News

March 5, 2015

SLACK Incorporated, publisher of O&P News, is evolving to meet the changing needs of the entire O&P community. An extensive rebranding plan includes a new look, a greater focus on comprehensive coverage, and a new URL at OandPNews.com. The new enhancements begin with the April 2015 issue.

“The new direction is what readers have said they want – and we are following through. These changes are a renewed demonstration of our ongoing commitment to the entire O&P community,” Joan-Marie Stiglich, ELS, chief content officer of SLACK Incorporated, stated in a press release.

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Women’s health care trade show announces annual meeting

January 20, 2014
Essentially Women announced its annual educational conference and trade show will be held on March 16-18 in Reno, Nev. According to a press release, the trade show…
Post-Mastectomy

Heavier tissue flaps increase risk of fat necrosis after breast reconstruction

May 31, 2013
The weight of tissue flap used for women undergoing breast reconstruction after mastectomy affects the risk of fat necrosis, according to recent study results…
Post-Mastectomy

Rate of breast reconstruction increased after women’s health law enacted

O&P News, June 2013
More breast cancer patients underwent reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy following enactment of the Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act in January 1999…

SLACK Incorporated announces O&P News

March 5, 2015
SLACK Incorporated, publisher of O&P News, is evolving to meet the changing needs of the entire O&P community. An extensive rebranding plan…

Field Facts

Women’s health care trade show announces annual meeting

January 20, 2014
Essentially Women announced its annual educational conference and trade show will be held on March 16-18 in Reno, Nev. According to a press release…

Post-Mastectomy

Heavier tissue flaps increase risk of fat necrosis after breast reconstruction

May 31, 2013
The weight of tissue flap used for women undergoing breast reconstruction after mastectomy affects the risk of fat necrosis, according to recent…

Post-Mastectomy

Rate of breast reconstruction increased after women’s health law enacted

O&P News, June 2013
More breast cancer patients underwent reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy following enactment of the Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act in…

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Oceans of Hope: Caring for Women

O&P News, May 2013
Oceans of Hope is an unassuming little mastectomy boutique tucked into a nondescript building on the edge of a medical complex in Toms River, NJ. Not…

Health Care Updates

NAS releases prepayment review of external breast prostheses

February 14, 2013
Noridian Administrative Services (NAS) LLC, the Jurisdiction D Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractor…

Health Care Updates

Mortality risk increased in women with breast cancer, diabetes

O&P News, October 2012
Although there is evidence that diabetes is associated with a small increased risk of breast cancer, women with breast cancer and diabetes have an…

Health Care Updates

Mortality risk increased in women with breast cancer, diabetes

September 20, 2012
Although there is evidence that diabetes is associated with a small increased risk of breast cancer, women with breast cancer and diabetes have an…

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A New Look at Breast Prostheses

O&P News, September 2012
After a woman has undergone a mastectomy, she may wrongly assume that a breast reconstruction or generic, off-the-shelf breast forms are the…

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Speaker offers solutions for fitting challenging post-mastectomy patients

O&P News, October 2012
BOSTON – Fitting patients with off-the-shelf breast prostheses can be difficult, especially if the patient has had a radical mastectomy…

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