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Post-Mastectomy Care

Concerned medical professionals recognize that your post-mastectomy prosthesis is an important part of your overall recovery. The appropriate mastectomy prosthesis is an important part of putting you on the road to returning to a more active lifestyle. You want assurances that you are getting the best quality care, that you understand the process of fitting, wearing and living with your prosthesis and that your mastectomy fitter is equipped to help you meet your goals.

Certification and accreditation provides you with the assurance that the right mastectomy fitter is a member of your team.

The information on this website provides you with resources for better understanding the terminology used in the profession, the opportunities available to you for additional information and support, and help in locating a mastectomy fitter certified by ABC and ABC accredited post-mastectomy facilities in your area.

 

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