Miss America Contestant Opts For Risky Double Masectomy

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 10:57am
NBC News

A Miss America contestant who was just 16 years of age when she lost her mother to breast cancer has made a bold decision to undergo a preventative double masectomy. Miss District Of Columbia Allyn Rose made the choice after learning she carries the same cancer gene that killed her mom eight years ago.

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