Married to Medicine star, Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, shares her everyday life and struggles on reality tv. She disclosed on the show that her mother passed away from breast cancer. She has a deep fear that she is genetically predisposed to developing breast cancer. Many women with her family history opt for regular mammograms and frequent checks. However, Dr. Contessa instead opted to undergo a double mastectomy.
In this video, we explore the idea of mastectomy as a means to prevent breast cancer.