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Flat Closure NOW

Nonprofit Organization

We are a group of patients, advocates and friends who come together because of aesthetic flat closure to promote self-love, and body positivity, create community, provide support, and educate with a focus on advocating through visual arts.
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Protect the Pecs

Male Breast Cancer Foundation

Protect The Pecs is a Male Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation. It is designed to help men who are in need of support, provide funds for research, and create awareness. 

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I Don't Need Two

One-Breasted Fashion Blog

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Flatties Unite

Online Facebook Support Group

Flatties Unite is a Facebook support group for breast cancer survivors, thrivers and previvors who've chosen to have a mastectomy with an aesthetic flat closure. The group provides love, support and laughter as we all navigate life after having a mastectomy for breast cancer (or in an effort to prevent breast cancer ♥) Living with a flat side? Join the FB group! http://www.facebook.com/groups/flattiesunite

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Emily Hopper Design

Funny Thriver Tees & Gifts

Emily Hopper is the Founder of Flatties Unite; a Facebook support group for flat closure patients, co-founder of Flat Closure NOW; a nonprofit for flat closure patients, and does graphic design (she designed our website) -  in her shop she sells all sorts of cute, trendy graphic tees and gifts - including those for breast cancer thrivers & previvors!

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#BCCWW

Weekly Twitter Chat

Creating #bccww & co-founder of #BreastCancerRealityCheck, #breastcancer #chat Tues 9-10pm GMT(BST) #support. All welcome: Use #BCCWW to join in.

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Bret Miller 1T Foundation

Male Breast Cancer Foundation

Bret Miller was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 24. With the help of his parents, he founded The Bret Miller 1T Foundation. The goal of the foundation is to raise awareness in colleges and high schools telling our youth that breast cancer can happen to anyone. Male breast cancer survivors share their journeys and let students know they are their own best advocates for their bodies.

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Jennifer A Douglas

Personal Blog

 Facing cancer made me realize that if I ever wanted to write a book, there was no time like the present.  During my diagnosis process I read some absolutely amazing books written by women who had also been through this breast cancer journey.  Their stories of strength and perseverance inspired me to share my own story. 

My first book is all about my journey through my DCIS diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.  I cannot wait to share this book with you! Subscribe to the newsletter, and check back to the website to follow the progress of my book!

My purpose here is to provide encouragement, enrichment, and empowerment to you on your life journey. We need people in our lives who can help us navigate the difficult times, inspire us, and help us find joy in our days.  I hope that I can help you along the way.

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Survivor Chic

Mastectomy Boutique

One of a kind post mastectomy shirts & more! I found it nice to have shirts that hid the tubes and made me look and feel at least somewhat normal. I found myself going out to places other than doctor appointments! They didn't scream breast cancer patient! 10% of all sales will be donated to Hana’s Hope.

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    Personal Blog

    "Just another blog - faith, fiction and cancer stuff"

    Brain Cancer Diaries

    Brain Cancer Diaries

    YouTube Vlog

    Don’t be confused by the name... Brain Cancer Diaries is about more than brain cancer or even its host Rudy Fischmann. While he does have the dreaded disease, this channel shines a light on all the issues that impact those with all types of cancers/serious chronic diseases and those around them as Rudy tries to deal with his own diagnosis and leave a record of himself for his children. He now uses his skills acquired from his previous career as a documentarian to help himself and others dealing with the many issues that arise from having a serious health diagnosis. 
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    Asbestos.com - Breast Cancer

    Article

    Some studies have found higher rates of breast cancer among women exposed to asbestos. This page of Asbestos.com addresses asbestos exposure and breast cancer risk.