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No Regrets

During lunch with a good friend last week, she asked if, in the past two years since my second go-round with breast cancer, did  I have any regrets about having had a bilateral mastectomy.

Regrets about choosing a bilateral mastectomy…no. I had no control over getting breast cancer the first or second time, but I did have the power to make a choice that would give me the greatest peace of mind. And that is what I did. I chose to have the breast with cancer removed and the other breast, the site of the first cancer 10 years earlier, also …