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Young woman describes decision to undergo preventative mastectomy [Video]

She has scars most teenagers will never experience, but they remind her daily why she decided to go through with it.

Posted: Oct 28, 2021 2:05 PM

Updated: Oct 28, 2021 10:53 PM

Posted By: Megan Reyna

Angel Devinney wants to live a healthy and full life. That's why, at just 18 years old, she made the decision to get tested for the breast cancer gene, or BRCA gene, mutation. 

Her mother, a breast cancer survivor, has the mutation. 

"I remember sitting in my room with my mom on the phone with my doctor," Devinney said. "He was like, 'I'm sorry but you do have the BRCA gene,' and me and my mom started crying with each other."

A positive result means Devinney is at increased risk of developing breast cancer. 

"It was really sad," Devinney said. "Like, my mom doesn't want any of her kids having it, but I was just the unlucky one." 

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