For breast cancer patients, going through a mastectomy is often a traumatic and emotional experience. After the surgery, even a seemingly small task -- like finding a properly fitting, post-surgical bra -- can be difficult.
That's where Chris Wilhite comes in. The breast cancer survivor beat the disease 15 years ago and now manages the "Friend to Friend" shop in San Francisco -- a store that caters specifically to breast cancer survivors in various stages of recovery.
Chemotherapy patients can shop for wigs and scarves. Post surgery, it's a place to find comfortable undergarments.
"I'm sure 20 years ago, you didn't see this kind of design," Wilhite said, pointing to a mastectomy bra. "And they're feminine."
The store doesn't sacrifice style for comfort -- shoppers can still find their favorite lacy looks -- but it does emphasize soft, supportable, breathable fabric with no underwire, something essential for her customers' comfort, Wilhite told CBS News.