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Going Flat After Mastectomy

This section outlines the many options available and information about reconstructing breasts following mastectomy.

More input and information

If you’re looking for more information about making a decision about reconstruction or going flat, FORCE also recommends our pages on breast reconstruction and The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook by Kathy Steligo, an outstanding resource that will help you understand mastectomy and all of your postmastectomy options so that you can make informed decisions. It also has information about what to expect before, during and after surgery. FORCE's Postmastectomy Photo Gallery includes pictures submitted by members, including those who have chosen not to have breast reconstruction. Talk to other women who have gone flat:






Updated 08/25/2018

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