A Breast Cancer Previvor Decides Not To Get Reconstruction — And Starts An Organization For Like-Minded Women

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Sara Bartosiewicz-Hamilton was 29 when she found out she carried the BRCA2 gene mutation — and what she did with that information shocked the people around her. To lower her risk of getting breast cancer and ovarian cancer, she underwent a preventative double mastectomy with reconstruction, as well as a complete hysterectomy/oophorectomy.

Then, years later, she made the decision to remove her implants and embrace her flat chest — and in the process, co-founded the organization Flat & Fabulous.

Watch the video to learn more about Sara’s journey!

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C. Kramer is back in the Mitten State after a brief residency in the Sunshine State. She has an adorable dog-child, and enjoys reading, writing, going to the theatre, and finding pins on Pinterest. Her mother is a breast cancer survivor.