Not having breasts anymore does not define me- Stephanie Benson on surviving cancer


UK- based Ghanaian Jazz singer, Stephanie Benson is keeping a positive spirit after battling breast cancer in 2015.

According to her, not having breasts anymore does not define who she is.

Speaking on the Cosmopolitan Mix on Joy FM, Thursday, Stephanie revealed how she got a text from someone who questioned her choice of clothes for someone with no breasts.

“You don’t have any breast why are you wearing that outfit,” the text read.

Stephanie replied saying:

“I can take it I don’t really care but not somebody can’t take it.”

Stephanie Benson also recounted how at a meeting with other breast cancer survivors she was asked not to take her clothes off in front of her husband.

“I told her I could take my clothes in front of her I don’t really care about all those things. Not having my breast will not define me,” she added.

The singer stated that losing her breast has not really taken anything from her. She said that she had initially been worried about what her husband would think but he had not been bothered at all.

Stephanie Benson had undergone reconstruction surgery to get new breast for herself.

“I do miss my breast sometimes but I don’t let it linger, as soon as I go ‘aww I really want big breast’ but then I’m rocking these small ones, it made me look young,” she added.

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