Going flat after a mastectomy is a beautiful and viable option. Breast cancer awareness includes knowing your options based on full and fair disclosure, and knowing what kinds of questions to ask the surgeon. Breast cancer awareness is women’s awareness and breast reconstruction awareness is part of that. A woman does not need breasts to be a whole woman. She needs awareness.
Published by Not Putting on a Shirt
Kim Bowles is Founder and President of Not Putting on a Shirt, a mastectomy patients' rights organization. Our mission is to advocate for satisfactory cosmetic outcomes for those who choose to go flat. We inform and support patients, demand increased accountability for medical professionals and institutions, and collaborate with patients and providers to establish resources and protocols that will make a difference. View more posts