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”
Read Kathy’s experience with cancer and making the choice to go flat only to be intentionally denied by her surgeon in 2003.
AmySue Benker of Naples, FL tells her story, including how she decided to go flat.
Vogue UK just published a feature with flat advocate Juliet Fitzpatrick, featuring photos from “Behind the Scars” by Sophie Mayanne.
From France, Carine speaks out about her choice to explant with aesthetic flat closure (“reconstruction à plat,” or “fermeture esthétique à plat”).
Mollie Hartford (MA)’s article for the Daily Hampshire Gazette focusing on the need for MBC research (and #aestheticflatclosure)!
Feature aboutgoing flat, flat denial and #aestheticflatclosure at SurvivingBreastCancer.org
Yahoo! Life – Article on Flat Advocacy & the NCI Term “Aesthetic Flat Closure”
Introduction to Mastectomy Tattoos Visit our Living Flat page for more about mastectomy tattoos, body image, sexuality, and more! Healing Through Art. Tattoos can be an important component of healing for many women following their mastectomy surgery – both those who chose to reconstruct their breasts AND those who chose to go flat. Tattooing canContinue reading “Mastectomy Tattoos with Artist Amy Black”
ReThink Breast Cancer has just published our guest post about aesthetic flat closure! Canadian advocacy organization ReThink Breast Cancer focuses on the needs of young women facing breast cancer in their legislative and other advocacy initiatives. They also publish thought-provoking blog posts from survivors, thrivers, advocates, and providers on all things breast cancer-related. They justContinue reading “Why I Advocate for Aesthetic Flat Closure”