By David Mittleman

Double Mastectomy: a Personal Choice, a Life-Altering Decision

Former host of Dancing With the Stars, Samantha Harris recently tweeted a photo of herself post-op after having a double mastectomy. Harris, age 40, discovered a lump in her breast in April this year during a self-exam, but a mammography came back clean. Fortunately, Harris remained unconvinced and consulted with more specialists about the lump, opting for a biopsy and lumpectomy, and ultimately was diagnosed with breast cancer. She opted for a double mastectomy, saying it offered her “the best chance” and was courageous to post her post-op …read more