By GalTime Stylist Jene Luciani
Thoughts and prayers for Giuliana Rancic for her upcoming surgery
This month's Bra Gal column is actually inspired by someone who has been in the news lately. TV personality and host Giuliana Rancic announced she is battling the early stages of breast cancer at the age of 36. Shortly after making that announcement on NBC's Today Show and undergoing a lumpectomy, she returned to the morning news to share with viewers that she plans to undergo a double mastectomy and immediate reconstruction .
Since then, I've received several letters asking my thoughts on what Giuliana will face after her life-saving surgery, while adjusting to her new breasts. I actually tackle this topic in depth in my book, The Bra Book (BenBella, 2009), and have written several articles in the past on the advancements of breast reconstruction surgeries over the past few years.
Post-mastectomy bras are usually made of soft, breathable cotton and are adjustable to keep from irritating the surgery site. A post-mastectomy bra should not onlyRead More »from Prayers, Support and Advice for Giuliana Rancic