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  1. Claire Manning

Why a 23 year old had a double mastectomy

A 23 year old West Country woman has had a double mastectomy because she was so scared she would get cancer. Fiona Luscombe took the agonising decision after both her mother and grandfather both died from breast cancer.

The nursery worker decided to go ahead with the operation after discovering she too was carrying a hereditary cancer-carrying gene.