Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Graphic Treatment Photos To Raise Awareness

36-year-old Jenn Alter, a breast cancer survivor has posted shocking images of her chest post-treatment to raise awareness of the disease.

Jenn Alter from saint Louis, Missouri uploaded the pictures which show her raw red chest after a 35-day radiation treatment.

On her blog, Jenn wrote: 'Here’s your f****** breast cancer awareness. This was during my 35-day radiation treatment back in 2013". See graphic photo and read more after the cut...

'Breast cancer isn’t sexy. It’s not about saving the boobies. It’s not about no bra day, which is really just an excuse for women to post sexy pics of their nipples pressing through their clothes. 'It’s scars, nausea, pain, bald heads, burnt skin, and broken hearts.

'If this doesn’t make you “aware” then I don’t know what will.

'Does it make you uncomfortable? It should.' Jenn who is thankfully now in remission said: 'I made the post because I wanted people to know that breast cancer isn’t about “saving the boobies.” In fact, many women end up losing theirs to try to stay alive.

'This disease has been sexualised in order to supposedly raise awareness, and, because of that, society is able to ignore the brutal, ugly truth of breast cancer and breast cancer treatment. I wanted to show that ugly side.'

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