Milestones in AFC Advocacy 2020-2021

Thanks to the tireless work of flat advocates and our supporters, and despite a global pandemic, we saw major progress on the flat advocacy front these past two years. And we expect to see even more progress in 2022! While much of our two year strategic plan at NPOAS has been achieved, we aren’t atContinue reading “Milestones in AFC Advocacy 2020-2021”

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 sinceContinue reading “Fall 2021 AFC in the Media Roundup”

Breaking! Aesthetic Flat Closure Research Just Published in Annals of Surgical Oncology

Historic flat closure research published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology

Going Flat, Self Acceptance & Body Image – Panel Discussion for Komen MBC Conference

Rebecca Pine (The Breast & The Sea) presents a panel discussion on going flat, self-acceptance & body image at the virtual 2020 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference (organized by Susan G. Komen). Panelists include Marianne DuQuette Cuozzo Artist and Kimberly Bowles (NPOAS).

“Aesthetic Flat Closure: Know Your Options” – SHARE Cancer Support Webinar

All about aesthetic flat closure – a webinar brought to you by SHARE Cancer Support! Panel includes Dr. Yara Robertson and Kimberly Bowles of NPOAS, and Jersi Baker of Angel in Disguise Inc. SELECTED TRANSCRIPT (more to come): “Let’s talk about what aesthetic flat closure means. For me, it was just the way you didContinue reading ““Aesthetic Flat Closure: Know Your Options” – SHARE Cancer Support Webinar”

DiepC Interview with Terri Coutee about Optimal Flat Closure

Breast reconstruction advocates and advocates for flat closure share the same goal: to ensure that women are fully informed of ALL of their reconstructive options so that they can make the choice that’s right for them. Kim recently spoke with Terri Coutee of DiepC Foundation about going flat after mastectomy and the importance of informedContinue reading “DiepC Interview with Terri Coutee about Optimal Flat Closure”