Articles for Tag: "double mastectomy"

6 frequently asked questions about double mastectomies  Featured
6 frequently asked questions about double mastectomies
Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy because she tested positive for a gene. If you test positive, should you have one?
Alisa’s story: How cancer made her love her chest 
Alisa’s story: How cancer made her love her chest
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Alisa Gaylon underwent a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. Watch her inspiring story.
Julie’s story: Staying upbeat through cancer treatment 
Julie’s story: Staying upbeat through cancer treatment
Facing Stage 3 breast cancer, Julie Donofrio shares why a positive attitude is so important.
Woman finds strength in numbers after breast cancer diagnosis  Featured
Woman finds strength in numbers after breast cancer diagnosis
Julie Donofrio shares why being proactive about your health is so important.
Do men need double mastectomies, too? 
Do men need double mastectomies, too?
Breast cancer affects relatively few men, but the number may be growing.
Steps young women take to prevent breast cancer 
Steps young women take to prevent breast cancer
Learn why some women are making more radical choices to reduce their risk.
Is fear a factor for double mastectomy? 
Is fear a factor for double mastectomy?
A new study shows that many women who have the procedure really don’t need it.