- This article is very relevant for women facing mastectomy. Decisions about reconstruction are a common consideration for breast cancer patients.
- Women who preferred reconstruction were not interview and their views are not represented in this article.
Quality of Writing: Medium-High
- Roni Caryn Rabin’s New York Times piece, “‘Going Flat’ After Breast Cancer,” is a well-written media article presenting the opinions of women who decided to not get breast reconstruction after mastectomy.
- Rabin interviewed many patients and healthcare providers for her piece, though she did not interview patients who liked getting reconstruction.