I'm Getting a Preventative Double Mastectomy | theSkimm

I'm Getting a Preventative Double Mastectomy

Published on: Oct 18, 2020fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round

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


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