BRAVE seeks to empower women through educating them of their rights to reconstruction, which we call ‘restoration’ when diagnosed with Breast Cancer. BRAVE is about restoring the whole woman after the diagnosis…

SAN ANTONIO, TX, March 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — March 21st Breast Restoration AdVocacy & Education (BRAVE) Day was celebrated nationwide this year with the help of board certified plastic surgeons in the breast reconstruction industry to ensure women get the information they need to make better choices. These included the offices of Anuja K. Antony, MD, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL; Minas Chrysopoulo, MD, President of PRMA Plastic Surgery in San Antonio, TX; Regina Fearmonti, MD of Alon Aesthetics in San Antonio, TX; Alan Gabriel, MD at PeaceHealth Plastic Surgery in Vancouver, WA; Robert T. Grant, New York Presbyterian Hospital, University of Columbia and Weill Cornell in New York City; Rafael Gottenger, MD at South Miami Hospital, FL; Tenley K. Lawton, MD at Lawton Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, CA, and Anne Peled, MD Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in San Francisco, CA. Across the country Board Certified Plastic Surgeons and their teams were recognized by breast cancer survivors.

BRAVE Coalition Foundation held a reception and educational panel discussion in San Antonio, TX to celebrate their impact for women nationally, as well as look forward to paving the way in partnering with Dr. Chrysopoulo to announce the upcoming Breast Advocate® App. This cutting edge app will allow patients, survivors, and family members of Breast Cancer patients to learn about breast cancer surgery and reconstruction options, share and advocate in personal decision making for reconstruction, and gain support from the Breast Advocate Community.

Find out more about the Breast Advocate® App at

Get involved with BRAVE, a 501 (c)(3), visit and like our Facebook page at or visit us online at

The Breast Restoration AdVocacy and Education (BRAVE) Coalition Foundation was founded in 2013 by Christine Grogan, industry leader in breast restoration rights awareness, to promote education and awareness of resources for breast cancer survivors regarding breast reconstruction options. The BRAVE Coalition mission is to give every breast cancer survivor the choice and opportunity to experience life beyond cancer as her whole self, however she defines it.

To find out how to get involved with BRAVE, visit and like our Facebook page at or visit us online at or email Katie Holmes, Executive Director at: [email protected]

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