double mastectomy

Double mastectomy can have negative impact on employment

Double mastectomy can have negative impact on employment

Fuelled by celebrity disclosures and growing patient interest, use of mastectomy has grown over the years.

Oct 09, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
TRAGIC: Parents of Olympic champion fighting cancer

TRAGIC: Parents of Olympic champion fighting cancer

The swimmer's father has prostate cancer, and mother has breast cancer.

Jul 11, 2016, 20:51 PM IST
Double mastectomy influenced by media coverage of celebs with breast cancer

Double mastectomy influenced by media coverage of celebs with breast cancer

A new study says that an increase in women with breast cancer choosing double mastectomy may be influenced by media coverage of celebrities.

Apr 20, 2016, 16:08 PM IST
Brad Pitt was by Angelina's side during double mastectomy

Brad Pitt was by Angelina's side during double mastectomy

 Hollywood's power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt opened up about the actresses' decision to undergo two preventive surgeries to reduce the risk of cancer.

Oct 31, 2015, 10:04 AM IST
Angelina Jolie's breast removal coverage made women more aware: Study

Angelina Jolie's breast removal coverage made women more aware: Study

Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie's decision four years back to have both her breasts removed as she carried a high risk of developing breast cancer has improved awareness of reconstructive breast surgery options among women, a new study reveals.

Sep 28, 2015, 16:04 PM IST
Rita Wilson undergoes double mastectomy for breast cancer

Rita Wilson undergoes double mastectomy for breast cancer

Hollywood star Tom Hanks' actress wife Rita Wilson has revealed she has undergone a double mastectomy with reconstructive surgery after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Apr 15, 2015, 08:55 AM IST
I have cancer gene: Kelly Osbourne

I have cancer gene: Kelly Osbourne

Former "Fashion Police" host Kelly Osbourne has revealed she may also have to undergo preventative surgery like Angelina Jolie.

Mar 25, 2015, 13:19 PM IST
Angelina Jolie gets her ovaries removed over cancer fear

Angelina Jolie gets her ovaries removed over cancer fear

Two years after her double mastectomy, Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie has undergone another preventive operation to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes.

Mar 24, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Study reveals 70 percent women do not require double mastectomy

A new research has revealed that around 70 percent of women face a very low risk of facing cancer in the healthy breast but despite that they remove both their breasts following a breast cancer diagnosis.

May 22, 2014, 12:15 PM IST

Anastacia was depressed post cancer surgery

Singer Anastacia says she suffered depression following her double mastectomy as she had to take painkillers.

Apr 09, 2014, 10:39 AM IST

Double mastectomy could save many women with breast cancer risk

Following Angelina Jolie`s example, who had both her breasts removed last year to cut her breast cancer risk, can save many lives of women with the risk.

Feb 12, 2014, 15:09 PM IST

Double mastectomy may not boost life expectancy

Women suffering from cancer in one breast, and having their healthy breast removed are not going to enjoy increased life expectancy, a new study has suggested.

Oct 08, 2013, 15:54 PM IST

Angelina Jolie`s cancer doc reveals pioneering procedures used during mastectomy

Angelina Jolie`s cancer doctor Kristi Funk has revealed that she created pioneering pre and post-surgery procedures to make sure her famous patient was more than happy with the results of her double mastectomy earlier this year.

Aug 28, 2013, 16:25 PM IST

Angelina Jolie`s breast surgery urges women to take control of breast cancer

Angelina Jolie`s daring act of going public following her recent preventive double mastectomy has prompted a 700 per cent increase in traffic for local charity, Pink Hope.

Jul 20, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

Angelina Jolie told Billy Bob Thornton about mastectomy surgery before going public

Billy Bob Thornton has revealed that his former wife Angelina Jolie had told him about her double mastectomy surgery, long before she went public with it.

Jul 04, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

I was moved by public reaction to Angelina Jolie`s double mastectomy, says Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt has revealed that he was moved with the reaction of the public to Angelina Jolie`s double mastectomy treatment.

Jun 18, 2013, 13:02 PM IST

Angelina Jolie`s double mastectomy decision `fearful choice`, says Melissa Etheridge

Breast cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge has revealed that she doesn`t agree with Angelina Jolie`s recent decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy.

Jun 18, 2013, 12:55 PM IST

Hollywood sensation Angelina Jolie turns 38

Angelina Jolie – the name evokes a plethora of feelings in every mind whenever it is heard or read.

Jun 04, 2013, 13:19 PM IST

Angelina Jolie is heroic and incredibly strong: Brad Pitt

Hollywood star Brad Pitt feels his partner Angelina Jolie is an "incredibly strong" women for undergoing double mastectomy.

Jun 03, 2013, 14:03 PM IST

Brad Pitt`s mother saved Angelina`s life

Brad Pitt`s mother saved actress-girlfriend Angelina Jolie`s life by convincing her to take the test that led to her preventative double mastectomy.

Jun 03, 2013, 08:18 AM IST