The SCAR Project is a series of large-scale portraits of young breast cancer survivors shot by fashion photographer David Jay.
Dedicated to the more than 10,000 women under the age of 40 who will be diagnosed this year alone, The SCAR Project is an exercise in awareness, hope, reflection and healing.
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in young women ages 15-40. The SCAR Project participants range from ages 18 to 35, and represent this often overlooked group of young women living with breast cancer. Through these simple pictures, they seem to gain some acceptance of what has happened to them and the strength to move forward with pride.”
…Reconstructive Surgery is very important after mastectomy since it can improve the aspect of breast, helping women to reclaim their femininity, their sexuality and identity…
Remember how important screening exams are for early breast cancer detection!