Mastectomy

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Former Beauty Queen Taking Drastic Steps To Avoid Breast Cancer

An update on a story we first brought you two years ago. A former beauty queen from Maryland makes a brave decision—removing both of her breasts because most of her female relatives died of breast cancer.

05/18/2015

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More Women Expected To Be Proactive Following Angelina Jolie Double Mastectomy

With Angelina Jolie’s very personal decision to undergo a double mastectomy, cancer centers across the U.S. and in Baltimore are expecting to hear from more women who are ready to take their health into their own hands.

05/15/2013

Miss DC

Beauty Queen Makes Drastic Decision After Learning She Has Cancer Gene

A young beauty queen is fearless about her decision to undergo a double mastectomy.

05/06/2013

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Miss America Contestant From Md. To Undergo Double Mastectomy

Win or lose Saturday, Miss America contestant Allyn Rose will have conveyed a message about breast cancer prevention using her primary tool as a beauty queen: her body.

01/11/2013