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No Breast Reconstruction: Why Going Flat May Be Your Only Choice
21 Sep 2017

No Breast Reconstruction: Why Going Flat May Be Your Only Choice

It’s likely that you’ve already heard about breast reconstruction. Our blog does discuss it quite a bit, after all. You may have even talked to your cancer team about it. But what if they say “no breast reconstruction for you”? When so many other women can get breast reconstruction, why are you unable to? Unfortunately, reconstruction isn’t an option for everyone. And in this article, we...

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Reflections on Going Flat: Whole Without Breasts
08 Sep 2017

Reflections on Going Flat: Whole Without Breasts

This week, as part of our September focus on going flat, we welcome Rebecca Pine. A talented writer and advocate for women with breast cancer, Rebecca shares her experience as a young mother who faced mastectomy. She also touches on the inspiration for The Breast and the Sea (follow the link or see the end of this article for details on this project).   It Took...

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Clover’s (far left) dream to help women with breast cancer fulfilled! ©Clover Lewis Ltd
07 Sep 2017

Hot Mastectomy Swimwear, by a Designer Who Understands

We are excited to welcome a guest post from Clover Lewis. Clover is an inspiration to women with breast cancer around the world. As a young survivor, her post-cancer difficulties with finding a “hot bikini” led her to use her abilities as a costume designer and trained artist to create a beautiful line of mastectomy swimwear. But not only that, she is a patron, ambassador,...

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