Christina Applegate clear of cancer after double masectomy
Christina Applegate has revealed that she’s clear from cancer after surgery to remove both her breasts.
The former Married with Children announced she had been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer at the start of the month but she has now told Good Morning America that the surgery to remove the tumours was a success.
She explained: “I’m clear. Absolutely 100 per cent clear and clean. … They got everything out so I’m definitely not going to die from breast cancer.”
She added that when she was initially diagnosed last month: “I was so mad and I - I just remember I was - I was just shaking.
“And then also immediately, I had to go into … ‘take-care-of-business-mode’ which was … I asked them, ‘What do I do now? What - what is it that I do? I get a doctor, I get a surgeon, I get an oncologist? What do I do?’
“After looking at all the treatment plans that were possibilities for me, the only one that seemed the most logical and the one that was going to work for me was to have a bilateral mastectomy. So basically I had a prophylactic double mastectomies.”
She added that she’ll have reconstructive surgery over the next few months: “I’m gonna have cute boobs till I’m 90.
“I’m going to have the best boobs in the nursing home. I’m going to be the envy of all the ladies around the bridge table.”