Tag Archive: Mastectomy


Melissa Etheridge is not backing off controversial comment she made about Angelina Jolie.

Addressing Angelina’s much discussed decision to have a preventive double mastectomy after testing revealed she carried a gene that gave her a high chance of getting cancer, Melissa challenged Brad Pitt‘s description of the choice as “brave.”

“I wouldn’t call (it) the brave choice,” the singer told the Washington Blade. “I actually think it’s… Continue reading Not Backing Down: Melissa Etheridge Again States Angelina Jolie Did NOT Make A Brave Choice With Preventive Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie, in a piece for Tuesday’s New York Times, says she had a preventive double mastectomy after medical tests indicated she had the “faulty” BRCA1 gene, which left her with an 87 percent chance of developing breast cancer – the same disease that killed her mother.

In the piece, titled “My Medical Choice,” the 37-year-old Academy Award winner said she underwent three months of surgeries from early February and… Continue reading Angelina Jolie’s Bombshell: ‘I Made A Decision To Have A Preventive Double Mastectomy’

giuliana rancic 300 Giuliana Rancic to Undergo Double Mastectomy

Giuliana Rancic

Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic

Giuliana Rancic sat beside her husband Bill Rancic as she revealed this morning to the Today show’s Ann Curry that she has opted for a double mastectomy and reconstruction to fight her cancer battle.

More to come …Continue reading Giuliana Rancic to Undergo Double Mastectomy