Miss America contestant to get preventive double mastectomy
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|Fri, 01-11-2013 - 12:37pm|
According to Yahoo News, a Miss America contestant plans to get a double mastectomy after the pageant to prevent breast cancer. " A 24-year-old contestant in this year's Miss America pageant is delivering a message about breast cancer prevention.
Miss DC Allyn Rose plans to undergo a double mastectomy after Saturday's contest — win or lose.
She is removing both breasts as a preventative measure to reduce her chances of developing the disease that killed her mother, grandmother and great aunt." read more
This woman is in her 20s. Does this seem too drastic a step to you? Would you encourage her to get this procedure done? Why or why not?