Stand Tall: AFC Campaign UPDATE!

The 2022 Stand Tall: AFC visibility campaign has been a smashing success so far this October! STAFC Teams have touched the hearts of so many across the globe, and the walks have garnered lots of media attention. We even have a big rig truck branded with the STAFC banner graphic and Dr. Sage! STAFC inContinue reading “Stand Tall: AFC Campaign UPDATE!”

NPOAS Partners with Peer Support Group “Fierce, FLAT, Forward”

NPOAS is excited to announce our new partnership with Fierce, FLAT, Forward (FFF), a Facebook peer support group for people living flat or considering going flat after mastectomy for breast cancer, including people explanting to flat. Founded by NPOAS VP Christy Avila, FFF is a thriving, uplifting & welcoming community. Learn more about this amazingContinue reading “NPOAS Partners with Peer Support Group “Fierce, FLAT, Forward””

Where Will You Be FLAT Visible?

Why are some of the ladies taking their shirts off at Stand Tall AFC walks? 1. Because they can. 2. Women are often shamed for being survivors with less than two breasts. Being seen and accepted is the antidote. BTW, plenty of our flat sisters prefer to keep their shirts on and that is FLATastic,Continue reading “Where Will You Be FLAT Visible?”

Stand Tall with Us This October to Normalize AFC!

NPOAS has partnered with breakout flat visibility campaign Stand Tall AFC for its 2022 campaign… and beyond! Stand Tall AFC is a campaign to de-stigmatize the loss of breasts to cancer treatment and to normalize aesthetic flat closure. Breast cancer awareness events brings thousands of people together. Stand Tall AFC teams of flat survivors andContinue reading “Stand Tall with Us This October to Normalize AFC!”

Book Launch for “Flat & Happy” This Thursday

Join us for a virtual book launch event this Thursday, June 9th at 8pm ET! >>Join Zoom Meeting<< Topic: Flat & Happy Virtual Book LaunchTime: Jun 9, 2022 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 875 8687 2177Passcode: 160524 Order Your Copy Today! “The weeks leading up to mastectomy surgeryContinue reading “Book Launch for “Flat & Happy” This Thursday”

Update on NPOAS Oncology Nursing Conference Exhibit

NPOAS represented FLAT the last week of April 2022 at the Oncology Nursing Society ‘s 2022 Congress! Huge thanks to lead volunteer Renee Ridgeley (@LessThanTwoBreasts & the voice of Dr. Wendy Sage, the first openly single breasted TV character) for organizing and staffing our exhibit, and to all of our volunteers who staffed the booth. Here’s aContinue reading “Update on NPOAS Oncology Nursing Conference Exhibit”

NEW! Guide Book for Going Flat, on Amazon!

Big news! A new comprehensive guide book on going flat, “Flat and Happy: Mastectomy and Flat Closure – A Personal, Practical Guide,” was just published and is now available for purchase on! Authored by the one and only Katrin van Dam… and do we spy a review from Tig Notaro on the cover?! FullContinue reading “NEW! Guide Book for Going Flat, on Amazon!”