The Washington Post
Karen Aulner, 36, has never been given a diagnosis of cancer. She has, however, been watching her older sister fight the disease since 2000. So when Aulner tested positive in 2004 for a gene mutation that put her at high risk of breast cancer, she asked her doctor to remove both of her healthy breasts.
"My sister was the healthiest person I ever knew," Aulner says.
"She's slender, she worked out all the time, she loved fruits and
vegetables -- and she's dying. If I could not have that happen to me?
Heck, yeah." Read More