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For the past six months, Bianca Innes has been fighting for her life. Diagnosed with breast cancer in April at age 20, the aspiring journalist has since undergone 12 chemotherapy sessions, two surgeries, and been admitted to the hospital 10 times — all while suffering from constant fatigue and bone pain. Earlier this week, Innes shared a touching Instagram post with two images taken just 12 months apart.
A woman has shared confronting images of her post-breast cancer body following four reconstructive surgeries. Warning: Graphic content. Cancer remains Australia's biggest cause of death but around half of the people who died before age 75 could have delayed it if they had better education on the subject.
Breast cancer is the uncontrollable growth of malignant cells in the breasts. The exact cause of breast cancer is unknown, but some women have a higher risk than others. This includes women with a personal or family history of breast cancer and women with certain gene mutations.
The year-old has seen her work take off over the past few decades and has carved out a thriving career to support herself and her 7-year-old son. Rye had to undergo 20 weeks of chemotherapy, and in addition to the many physical and emotional struggles she'd be up against as a cancer patient, she also had to come to terms with the way chemo would alter the physical appearance that had shaped her professional identity. She told ABC News that when she underwent treatment and began to lose her hair, eyebrows and lashes, she shied away from looking in the mirror at first: "I didn't want to spend time on that because in my mind I knew it wasn't going to be pretty.
A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to extract a sample of tissue. Here, a biopsy of a suspicious breast lump is being done. The sample is sent to a laboratory for testing.
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When UK-based photographer Ami Barwell 's mother was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time inBarwell wanted to raise awareness for breast cancer and photograph mastectomy scars to show that women are just as beautiful without breasts. They are strong, happy and sexy. Barwell's mother has since made a full recovery, and this month, Barwell is teaming up with UK based charity Stand Up to Cancer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to share her moving photographs.
A permanent makeup artist who tattoos nipples on recovering breast cancer patients before posting the results says she keeps getting banned from Facebook. Gemma Winstantley offers the free service to patients who have undergone mastectomy procedures in order to give them back their confidence. Kind-hearted Gemma posts Facebook pictures of the incredible results on her patients to advertise her service to other potential sufferers free of charge. However, the year-old has been left outraged after her professional business page — which she also relies on to contact paying clients — was banned three times in three weeks due to nudity rules.