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Choosing to Live Breast Free

Barbara Kriss, founder of, discusses alternatives to breast reconstruction.
Oct 19, 2016

This podcast focuses on not having reconstruction after mastectomy.

Listen to the podcast to hear Barbara talk about:

  • how she made her decision to not have reconstruction

  • how to handle any pressure to have reconstruction from doctors or loved ones

  • how to ask your doctor for the best possible cosmetic results after mastectomy if you're not going to have reconstruction

  • clothing tips for women who opt for no reconstruction and decide not to wear breast forms

About the guest
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Barbara Kriss

Barbara Kriss is the founder of, a nonprofit website that presents non-reconstruction as a positive alternative to reconstruction.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:53 PM

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