The SCAR Project is a series of portraits of young breast cancer survivors shot by fashion photographer David Jay. Redefine beauty, strength and courage.
"Why I Gave Up My Breasts"
When Margaret W. Smith -- mother, wife, soldier, and marathoner -- had a double mastectomy at age 29 as a preemptive strike against cancer, she chose not to reconstruct. She says it was the smartest decision she ever made.
Radiation therapy uses high-powered X-rays to kill cancer cells. It’s a type of targeted therapy often used in breast cancer treatment. The radiation may be aimed at the tumor site, the lymph nodes, or the chest wall. It attempts to stop cancer from sprea
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