Fall 2021 AFC in the Media Roundup

May 05, 2021

“People have questioned me for not getting implants but the truth is none of us feel truly normal, accepted, or good enough to escape the judgment of others.” Bethany Elliott Sell

Read Bethany’s whole article published at the Daily Mail !


July 20, 2021

“Patricia has had breast cancer four times since 1989 and has seen attitudes towards mastectomies change. However, she acknowledges there is still a prejudice against having mastectomies without reconstruction.”

Head over to BreastCancerNOW to read the whole article!


August 13, 2021

Aesthetic Flat Closure After Mastectomy. Thanks to Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo MD of PRMA Plastic Surgery in San Antonio, TX, for helping to put FLAT on the menu! READ


October 03, 2021

“Ahead of International FLAT Day on October 7, I want to share my story with the hope that it may help other women who are navigating the complex and terrifying world of breast surgery.”

Read Robyn’s powerful story of prophylactic mastectomy, implant reconstruction and making the decision to explant with #aestheticflatclosure at Mamamia.


“It’s Not Sexy; It’s Not Beautiful; It’s Life”

Breast Cancer Survivors Happier Post-Mastectomy

Emerging Options Available for Montana Breast Cancer Survivors


October 22, 2021

Flat visibility on The Simpsons Sunday, Oct. 24th! The grand finale of this year’s Stand Tall AFC body positivity campaign was the premier of the new episode featuring Dr. Wendy Sage, a psychotherapist living flat and proud! Yahoo News covered it here , and it was also covered by Cure Today!


October 27th

A fantastic, thorough article exploring why patients in Canada aren’t always offered this option, by Anne Borden King of Healthy Debate.

Published by Not Putting on a Shirt

Founder of Not Putting on a Shirt, a mastectomy patients' rights organization that advocates for optimal surgical outcomes for patients going flat.

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