The world’s only post mastectomy and breast cancer fashion wholesale distribution company, Bandeau is a new way of doing business. One company that consolidates products of the various vendor partners dedicated to quality post mastectomy products, services and breast cancer survivor fashion.
According to 2014 statistics from American Cancer Society, each year over 250,000 men and women are diagnosed with breast cancer and there are now over 2.8 million individuals living with breast cancer.
While detection and treatment methods have advanced considerably , a mastectomy surgery, removal of the diseased breast, tissue and glands is still the primary method of treatment when either breast cancer risk is high or when a tumor is found.
A strong misunderstanding about post surgical treatmet options includes the belief that " everyone receives reconstruction after a mastectomy."
The remaining breast cancer survivors receive some type of external breast prosthesis care, also know as post mastectomy care from trained and Certified Post Mastectomy Fitters and reimbursed by most insurances can be found in over 10,000 health care locations. The majority of these locations although diverse in business type, are small, women owned businesses who have been touched in some way by breast cancer.
Post mastectomy care includes: breast prostheses, post mastectomy couture fashion, pocketed garments and swimwear, breast cancer treatment carments, post surgical, compression and lymphedema garments.
Bandeau Distributors was founded to provide options to post mastectomy providers allowing for affordable quality care to breast cancer survivors.