According to the Mayo Clinic, a “mastectomy is a surgery to remove all breast tissue from a breast as a way to treat or prevent breast cancer.” Post surgery, both men and women can choose to have elective surgery in order to reform the breast. Some may even choose to add a tattoo to decorate their breasts. Here are 7 people who rock their mastectomy scars.
1. Blue Pegasus Going Through the Flames
This woman lost both of her breasts due to cancer. In order to commemorate the battle she went through, she tattooed this decoration on her chest with the saying “true friends walk thru the fire with you”. Isn’t that the truth!
2. Inked Magazine Superstars
Tattoo magazine, Inked will be having a special breast cancer edition featuring these two ladies! Both women are breast cancer survivors who decided to decorate their chests with beautiful black and white flowers.
3. Woman are Strong!
This strong lady is currently on the path of mastectomy reconstruction. Check out her blog post! It talks about her journey to recovery as well as dealing with expanders and implants.
4. Stunning Piece of Photography
Photographer Joey Rosado shot this beautiful work of art. Needless to say, she looks stunning.
5. Survivor Sisters
These two ladies crossed paths and decided to bare their scars. They call themselves the “survivor sisters” and are certainly proud of their journey.
6. Blooming Flower
Before, during and after! The final stage reveals a gorgeous flower blooming on her chest.
7. Beach Beauty
This strong woman proudly revealed her scars during her beach photoshoot. The road may have been tough, but she was certainly tougher.
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