The Oprah Winfrey Show: The Podcast

Christina Applegate: Why She Had a Double Mastectomy

Christina Applegate: Why She Had a Double Mastectomy

From September 30, 2008: Actress Christina Applegate opens up about her battle with cancer and her radical decision to remove both breasts. Oncologist, Dr. Philomena McAndrew, explains the breast cancer gene and provides treatment recommendations. Nancy Brinker, founder of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, talks about how the conversation around breast cancer has changed since her sister died. Other breast cancer survivors share their stories.

Duration: 37 min

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