I appeared on the Today Show on October 7, 2010 to talk about what it’s meant to have the “breast cancer gene” and my prophylactic mastectomy:

Here are the earlier columns on my surgery:

I’m 27 and about to have a double mastectomy (TodayShow.com, October 2009)

Preserved: Fresh salmon, parts of my body (February 2010)

Goodbye to my breasts(The Daily Beast, April, 2010)

Watch Me on the Today Show
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6 thoughts on “Watch Me on the Today Show

  • October 14, 2010 at 7:15 pm
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    Lizzie, you and I have been friends for quite some time now, and I’m honestly so very proud every time I think of how brave you really are, and how well you’ve shouldered all of this. I’m sorry that I barely got a chance to talk to you last weekend, so I absolutely owe you another hug the next time I do see you.

  • October 14, 2010 at 7:19 pm
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    Thanks for the kind words — they mean a lot. We’ll talk soon!

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  • July 24, 2012 at 2:30 am
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    How generous of both you and Cathie to daotne for such a worthy cause based on our comments. I feel very fortunate that I have so far lived a disease-free life. My sister-in-law was not so fortunate. After having had radiation and chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer, my SIL was in remission for a while. Several years later, cancer came back full force throughout her body. She was strong for a while until she couldn’t be strong any longer. She would have been 55 the year she passed; not a long life. I hope all women are encouraged to care for themselves and their bodies. And I hope someday soon they find a cure for this horrible disease.–Pat N.

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