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Actress Christina Applegate revealed she underwent a preventative surgery to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed following a breast cancer diagnosis.
Applegate revealed the secret surgery in an appearance on “TODAY.”
Weeks - Ovaries - Tubes - Cousin - Cancer
“Two weeks ago, I had my ovaries and [fallopian] tubes removed,” she said. “My cousin passed away from ovarian cancer in 2008. I could prevent that. That’s how I’ve taken control of everything.”
“It’s a relief. That’s one other thing off the table. Now, let’s hope I don’t get hit by a bus,” Applegate added.
Applegate - BRCA1 - Gene - Mutation - Cancer
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