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Susan Wilson

Rocklin Mother Says Ta-Ta to Ta-Tas Before Double Mastectomy

Two years ago, Susan Wilson found out she had the BRCA-2 gene. Her doctor told her she had an 85 percent chance of developing breast cancer. So, her husband Peter says the decision for Susan to undergo a double mastectomy seemed like a no-brainer.

07/26/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie announced in a New York Times column that she underwent a double mastectomy due to the genetic risk she had of developing breast cancer. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Angelina Jolie Says She Had Voluntary Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.

05/14/2013

THE POWER OF LETTERS

Over the past few months, I’ve gone through several boxes in my garage, trying to wean myself from admittedly packrat tendencies. While I’ve managed to shed quite a few things, I cannot part with a few of […]

CBS13/CW31–09/09/2011

Making Strides Motivation!

Making Strides

Thursday morning – very very early that morning – I emceed a kickoff breakfast for team leaders participating in the  2011 “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk” in Sacramento. It’s the 15th year enthusiastic teams […]

CBS13/CW31–08/19/2011

Making Strides & Taking 2 Steps Back

I’m getting up at the crack of dawn on Sunday morning to drive to the Capitol and help emcee an inspiring event: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

10/13/2010