Bras for Breast Cancer Survivors

Finding the right bra is important to any woman, but it's even more personal for women who've had breast cancer surgery. Survivors of breast cancer who wear a prostheses need special bras that can accommodate the permanent changes to their bodies. With the right bra, women who've had mastectomies or partial mastectomies may find relief that helps them heal emotionally and physically. For women who've had these surgeries, finding the right bra isn't as easy as going to the closest clothing store, but numerous retailers can help these women find bras that suit their needs. Read on for important information about bras for breast cancer survivors.

 

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  1. How many brands do women have to choose from?
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    More than a dozen well-known companies make bras for breast cancer Pembrooke, Prestige Medical and Classique are three of the top brands. These companies also make other clothes for women who've had mastectomy procedures.

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  2. How do these bras help?
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    Many bras made for women who've had breast cancer surgery have molded cups that can be fit to the various prostheses types. That allows these bras to be wearable by a wide range of women.

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  3. When can women start wearing these bras?
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    Women who have breast cancer surgery often want to regain a sense of normalacy as soon as possible. However, the body needs time to recover from surgery before these bras can be worn. Talk to your doctor to learn more about the right time to start wearing one of these bras.

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  4. Are there double-mastectomy bras?
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    Double-mastectomy bras are available for women who've had both breasts removed. These bras have empty cups that are capable of holding a set of prostheses.

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  5. How much do breast cancer bras cost?
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    Breast cancer bras are comparable in price to standard bras. The best way to find a great price is to shop around and compare prices from different retailers.

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  6. What kinds of bras are available?
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    Women who've had breast cancer surgeries can find all kinds of bras ranging from standard bras to sports bras. There are strapless bras, full-figured bras and also cool-comfort bras. The key is knowing where to shop.

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  7. What are the top retailers for bras for breast cancer survivors?
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    Many retailers sell bras for women who've had breast cancer surgery. Cure Diva, TLC and the Mastectomy Shop are three of the leading online retailers.

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