Losing the Girls - My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond

Delve into the breast cancer journey and beyond in Losing the Girls, a unique memoir differentiated by the author’s cutting-edge nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM)―a little-known breast cancer surgery technique that leaves the breast completely whole. Shirley Alarie shares her story to boost awareness of this specialized procedure so women facing mastectomies will know all of their options. More

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Language: English
ISBN: 9781301266081
About Shirley Alarie

I spent the first twenty years of my career in an industrial manufacturing environment, running around the hamster wheel as fast as my legs would carry me. My breast cancer diagnosis jammed on the brakes and forced me to put life in perspective. My journey since breast cancer has been focused on making a positive difference in the world. Stepping off the hamster wheel has brought greater harmony to me and my home! My husband and furry baby appreciate that the "Crazy Lady" of the house is gone and a more "Mellow Mama" has taken her place.

I wrote my memoir "Losing the Girls: My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond" to entertain as well as spread awareness of this surgery choice. My recently published "The Road Paved in Pink: A Practical and Personal Guide for Breast Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones" is Part 2 of my Breast Cancer Series. This booklet is HELP and HOPE in a time of need.

Learn more about my mission on my website: shirleyalarie.com.

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