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3Giuliana Rancic Will Have a Double Masectomy

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From People:

“For me, it was important to get the cancer out. That’s what I wanted to do, just get it out.  At the end, to be honest, all it came down to was just choosing to live, and not looking over my shoulder for the rest of my life,” Rancic said.

She said her husband’s support was crucial in reaching the decision. “Bill said to me, ‘I just need you around for the next 50 years, kid,’ ” she said. “He said, ‘I don’t care what you look like, I don’t care about the physical portion of this. I just need you around for the next 50 years. So, let’s just get you healthy.’ And that certainly helped me come to a decision. I couldn’t be more at peace with the decision. But it’s hard, and I still break down some nights … But I’m okay.”

Ugh, how awful. I mean, it’s great that this will, hopefully, take care of the issue altogether, but what an emotional slammer this must be. I mean, it’s not even that there’s going to be parts physically missing from her body – that’s probably disturbing enough – but the fact that this is the best option must really mean that the situation is worse than anyone had originally assessed. Good luck, girl, and I wish you the best.

December 5, 2011 at 9:30 am by Sarah
Filed Under: Giuliana Rancic

3 Responses to “Giuliana Rancic Will Have a Double Masectomy”

  1. mcmiller says:

    Bill’s response had me choking up. It was beautiful and loving.
    I hope they live a hundred years together, and happy.

  2. Anonymous says:

    I’m 25 and was just diagnosed with breast cancer 1 week ago.. I have to say, this story is truly inspiring! I’m glad she has chosen to share her journey with everyone. soo helpful & encouraging you have no idea!

  3. Anonymoose says:

    not a huge fan of hers but i do like that she was open with it and it was sad-fortunately, should she choose, they can reconstruct the breast where the old one’s used to be. my grandmother had her breasts reconstructed after her mastectomy and has been in remission for over 6 years so i’m sure they’ve perfected that procedure now as well

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