Facebook criticised by cancer support groups after blocking accounts that share surgery

Jay Walker, 40, from Horwich, Manchester, has been banned from Facebook “countless” times for sharing photos of her chest scars since her preventative mastectomy in 2016. Facebook has been accused of hindering cancer support groups after blocking accounts that share surgery scar images. It comes after Facebook updated its community guidelines last year to permit sharing these kind of photos within the cancer community.   Breast cancer campaigners have branded Facebook’s decision to remove post-mastectomy images and ban users as “damaging”, while charities said the photos are “critical” in revealing the realities of the disease. “Two weeks ago I was given a 28-day ban for sharing images in a closed,…