When found positive for the breast cancer gene, BRCA, Jessica Queller elected double prophylactic mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer down to about 3%. Her sister, who also tested positive for the gene, followed suit. Their hopes are that this procedure will improve her future plans to raising her own family.
Read her remarkable story: http://www.newsweek.com/id/131985?GT1=43002
Would you have the courage to do this, or to advise your daughter to do so, if warranted?
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