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All Woman Living Flat After a Mastectomy

All Woman

Raw And Deeply Moving Documentary Filmed & Produced By Creative CultureWe celebrate the courage and strength of those who have undergone single or double mastectomy and have chosen to live flat, embracing their bodies as they are. For us, living flat isn’t just about acceptance; it’s about empowerment and solidarity. Through peer support and the […]

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About Us: We are a UK-based charity dedicated to supporting women who have undergone a single or double mastectomy due to breast cancer diagnosis or as preventative surgery, without immediate breast reconstruction. We provide information, practical advice, and emotional support to those who have chosen Flat Closure, those who are unable to have reconstruction for

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Outcomes of Women Undergoing Mastectomy for Unilateral Breast Cancer Who Elect to Undergo Contralateral Mastectomy for Symmetry: A Systematic Review

‘Outcomes of Women undergoing Mastectomy for Unilateral Breast Cancer Who Elect to Undergo Contralateral Mastectomy for Symmetry: A Systematic Review by Griffin C, et al.’ This is the first and very important step to establish national surgical guidelines for contralateral mastectomy (CM); facilitating equitable access, validating contralateral mastectomy as an alternative to reconstruction, and ensuring

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Dating with No Boobs

Ever wondered what it’s like to start dating after a mastectomy? In this vlog, Sonia (who you may have seen on Channel 4’s Naked Education!) shares her experiences of discovering new body confidence, online dating, and telling prospective dates that she is living flat. Contains strong language which may be considered offensive. https://flatfriends.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/DatingwithNoBoobs-1.mp4

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Gina

Ginas Blog

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2020. I was called for my first routine mammogram at age 52; following that a letter arrived which called me back for further tests because they had seen some suspicious things on one side. I hadn’t felt a thing myself. The fact that I was 52 when

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Getting your head around hair loss – with Nicky from Suburban Turban

Appearance can change rapidly with treatment and there seems little time to get your head around all the changes happening to your body. Most women purchase a wig as an immediate ‘fix’ to hair loss, (if that is going to be part of the journey ahead). A sort of ‘security blanket’ that resembles normality and

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Flat Friends Flatter Fashion Blog – Spring/Summer 2022

The clocks have ‘sprung forward’ to British Summer Time, the bulbs are flowering, and we are wondering we put out sunglasses last October…so it must be time for this year’s Spring/Summer blog brought to you by the amazing women in the Flat Friends Private Facebook! Special thanks to Carolyn who shared a photo of her

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International Womens Day 2022 #BreakTheBias

Imagine a world free of bias, prejudice and stereotypes. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. A world where both conscious and unconscious gender bias about what women should look like does not influence healthcare professionals, hospital trusts, and decision makers against women who need mastectomy surgery. Flat Friends is committed to: Raising awareness

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Flat Friends Flatter Fashion Blog – Spring 2020

Welcome to this seasonal blog featuring contributions from members of the Flat Friends UK private Facebook group. All the women in the group are living without reconstruction after single or double mastectomy, or are facing that decision. Below they share their tips, advice and photos of what they are wearing this Spring!Sally Anne is our

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