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Canadian researchers find new gene mutation that could be linked to increased breast cancer risk


Dear Cancer, I'm Beautiful

The Healing Power of Mastectomy Tattoos With Karen Malkin-Lazarovitz, Founder of EMPOWERink


Empowering breast cancer survivors through tattoos

Karen Malkin Lazarovitz created EmpowerInk Canada, which gives women free tattoos to cover mastectomy scars during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Healing with ink: Breast cancer survivors take back control

5 women gathered in Montreal to cover their mastectomy scars with tattoos


Cancer du sein : embellir ses cicatrices de mastectomie avec un tatouage

Elles ont connu les affres de la maladie et les souffrances qui jalonnent le chemin vers la guérison. Huit femmes qui se sont battues contre le cancer du sein et ont subi une mastectomie ont décidé de se faire tatouer la poitrine. Une façon de changer le regard qu'elles portent sur elles-mêmes.

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Huit survivantes du cancer du sein provenant de partout au pays ont eu droit à un nouveau départ, dimanche. Une journée qui a été particulièrement riche en émotions pour elles.


The Previvor Facilitating Free Mastectomy Tattoos for Breast Cancer Survivors

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Healing Diaries is an ongoing series focused on post-surgery healing journeys, the stories behind scars, and who survivors are beyond their diagnoses.


Life Unrehearsed: Mastectomy Tattoos's - Beauty on your own Terms

We were thrilled to have joined Matt Del Vecchio on Life Unrehearsed to discuss the  ins and outs of Mastectomy tattoos.


Five Women On The Healing Power Of Mastectomy Tattoos

We've been told that beauty is perfection. The tattoos show women that they can tell their stories the way they want.


Tattoos: a tool to help women recover from mastectomy trauma

For women who've had a mastectomy, seeing the scars and other evidence of their surgery can be very stressful. As Phil Carpenter reports, some have found a way to lessen the impact of the scars and are using breast cancer awareness month to let others know that there are options 

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