She wrote about her decision in a New York Time OpEd titled, ‘My Preventive Mastectomy: Staying Alive For My Kids,’ saying she went through surgical procedures between early February and late April to remove both her breasts.
75-year-old actress called this new phase in her life as the ‘third act’ which she is thoroughly enjoying and finds it “exhilarating.”
Watch Fonda’s discussion with Oprah in the clip
This YouTube video was made by LindainLasVegas. She is a breast cancer patient and made the video to tell her audience in a very serious, graphic and frank nature; about what breast cancer is, and is not.
This strong woman is not shy like many other women who go through the painful ordeal of cancer and its treatment. She even advises viewer discretion, “If you’re squeamish, you may not want to watch this entire video, because I’m going to show it all!”
When this strong breast cancer survivor saw all the current political surrounding the Susan G. Komen Foundation, she felt her voice to be heard. She explains what breast cancer is to her and what it is not.
Watch About What Breast Cancer IS, And Is Not (VIDEO)