Plastic Surgery Update is a new monthly video news report of the most newsworthy stories in our field. Created by The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, this fast-paced, contemporary, professionally produced video is full of stories journalists and the public want to know about, told in a fun, informative and entertaining way.

September 2012 Top Stories

  • Jewel's Benefit Song - "Flower", inspired by breast cancer survivors, is the official anthem for the ASPS Breast Reconstruction Awareness Campaign. 
  • BRA Day USA (Oct. 17) - Mark your calendar! The campaign kicks off the country's first annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day.
  • New Breast Reconstruction Animation - A great new tool you can use to share with patients who need to know their options before mastectomy. Watch the full video below:

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