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I’m 27 and about to have a double mastectomy

Even though I’m a healthy woman right now, I'm going to have both my breasts removed because I’m a member of a very exclusive club: Like one out of 1,000 women, I have the BRCA gene, a genetic mutation that dramatically ups my chance of cancer.<


Her breast cancer, his secret feelings

When their partners are given a breast cancer diagnosis, men often face complicated feelings of helplessness — and guilt over even thinking about how the women they love may be physically changed.


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