Hollywood Ending For Christina Applegate Quot Breast Cancer
His mother had had breast and ovarian cancer, and carries the BRCA1 gene Applegate, making her highly susceptible to these cancers. Actress Christina Applegate made a courageous decision a few months ago to have a double mastectomy after doctors found cancer in one of her breasts. This prophylactic mastectomy reduces your risk of cancer by about 50 percent to 5 percent. The spectrum of cancer remains, however, because even the best surgeons find it difficult to discern breast tissue from fat and inevitably will leave behind some breast cells, probably carcinogenic.