I'm Getting a Preventative Double Mastectomy

1 min read|Oct 18, 2020|fbtwitteremail

At 23, Liza tested positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation, which puts her at a higher risk for certain cancers (think: breast, ovarian). We spoke to her about her medical, financial, and emotional journey as she navigated her options, prepared for a preventative double mastectomy, and put her future first.

Skimm'd by Rachel Klein, Rebecca Litt, and Rose Cohn

live smarter.

Sign up for the Daily Skimm email newsletter.

Delivered to your inbox every morning and prepares you for your day in minutes.