“When Boobs Go Bad: A Welcome to Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” is a fantastic article co-authored by Sara Nash of FLATworks Press & Christy Avila, founder of International FLAT Day and Fierce Flat Forward and NPOAS VP.
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AFC Info at BreastCancer.org!
Breastcancer.org is the premier online educational resource for breast cancer, with information about risk, diagnosis, treatments, surgical options, survivorship and more. We are so happy to announce that as of today, that information includes aesthetic flat closure! Many people think of reconstructive surgery as breast reconstruction with tissue flaps or implants. But aesthetic flat closureContinue reading “AFC Info at BreastCancer.org!”
New Flat Closure Technique Article!
Just published in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) Global Open, a fantastic technique article “Not Just a Linear Closure: Aesthetic Flat Closure after Mastectomy” by Drs. Kerry Morrison and Nolan Karp. The article’s major takeaways for surgeons include: listen to the patient, and to fully understand the patient’s concerns, wishes, and particular aesthetic desired sitContinue reading “New Flat Closure Technique Article!”
The Middle Way? SWIM
UPDATE – Please view our Goldilocks/SWIM information page here for up to date info, a photo gallery, and more! Goldilocks/SWIM Page
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”
Survivornet: “To Reconstruct or Not”
Read Kathy’s experience with cancer and making the choice to go flat only to be intentionally denied by her surgeon in 2003.
Going Flat Story Featured in Florida Local Newspaper
AmySue Benker of Naples, FL tells her story, including how she decided to go flat.
Juliet Fitzpatrick in Vogue UK
Vogue UK just published a feature with flat advocate Juliet Fitzpatrick, featuring photos from “Behind the Scars” by Sophie Mayanne.
Carine (France) Speaks Out About Fighting to Go Flat
From France, Carine speaks out about her choice to explant with aesthetic flat closure (“reconstruction à plat,” or “fermeture esthétique à plat”).
Mollie Hartford: This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, think beyond pink
Mollie Hartford (MA)’s article for the Daily Hampshire Gazette focusing on the need for MBC research (and #aestheticflatclosure)!