3D printed breasts created for Kiwi women following mastectomies

A West Auckland woman's battle with cancer inspired her partner to create 3D printed breasts for women who have undergone mastectomies. 

Fay Cobbett, from Huapai, had the operation after a breast cancer diagnosis in 2015, but after deciding not to have reconstructive surgery, she struggled to find a comfortable alternative.

Her partner Tim Carr made one for her and, three years on, the couple are set to digitally map the first Kiwi women registered to receive custom-made breast prosthesis, based on their natural shape with their business myReflection.

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