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New Beginnings: Tattoo Removal Program

ASLMS President Paul M. Friedman shares information on the expansion of the New Beginnings program and invites board-certified physicians to become part of the New Beginnings Network. Read more.

Welcome to the New Beginnings: Tattoo Removal Program, a national philanthropic campaign offering free radiation mark and sex trafficking tattoo removal for survivors.


Board-certified ASLMS members have volunteered to remove radiation marks and sex trafficking tattoos free of charge for survivors so they can have the new beginning they deserve.

To ensure that patients receive the best treatment, all participating physicians are board certified and ASLMS members in good standing.

To find a participating physician nearest you, clink on the link below to learn more about the program you are interested in and access the provider directory or you can read the disclaimer below and click the appropriate directory button. You can then browse the locator service to find participating physicians in your area.

Radiation Mark Removal

Patients who wish to take advantage of this special offering must simply contact the nearest participating physician to schedule a consultation. We've created an easy-to-use locator service to help you do just that.

Patients must provide the physician with an official letter from their oncologist or radiologist approving the removal of any radiation marks (tattoos).

This free service is open to all cancer patients and is not limited to breast cancer or lymphoma survivors. The program is offered year-round.

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Branding Tattoo Removal

This pro bono service is open to all survivors of sex trafficking with branding tattoos.  Patients must have completed or be actively participating in a rehabilitation program or recovery support group affiliated with the National Trafficking Sheltered Alliance

Patients are required to provide documentation from their case manager stating they are sex trafficking survivors at a safe and appropriate stage of recovery to undergo tattoo removal. The program is offered year-round.

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Physicians:  Please contact us with any questions or concerns or if you are interested in becoming a participating New Beginnings provider.


The information provided by our members is not independently verified by the ASLMS. The views expressed and material provided by members represents the personal views of individual members and does not represent the opinion of the ASLMS. This locator service provides you with a means of securing information. This is not a referral for medical services nor is it an endorsement of medical services or skills.

All members listed are Board Certified by at least one of the following:

  • The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
  • The American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
  • The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)

Physicians whose names are provided will be members nearest to you whom you may contact for information.

Not all members of the ASLMS are listed in this locator service. If you are not listed and would like to be a participating physician, please contact ASLMS at to find out how you can get involved.

By accessing a New Beginnings Provider Directory, you are agreeing that you have read and understood this disclaimer.


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