Thousands of women across Canada are waiting months — sometimes even years — for a plastic surgeon to give them back what cancer stole away. The problem is twofold: Women aren't being told about breast reconstruction options, and if they are, they face multi-year wait lists. Thandi Fletcher reports in her special series, Battle Scars: Rebuilding After Breast Cancer.
Filmed, edited and produced by Thandi Fletcher for the Calgary Herald. This video was produced for the Michelle Lang Fellowship, a journalism fellowship created in the name of the Canadian journalist who was killed in Afghanistan in December 2009.