Transcript for Miss America Contestant to Undergo Double Mastectomy
Talk about a tough decision a young beauty queen is planning to undergo -- precautionary double mastectomy. 24 year old Allen Roses represented Washington DC in the Miss America pageant. She says she decided to have both breasts removed due to a genetic mutation rent and her family leading female members at risk of getting breast cancer. Almost all of the women in her family have passed away from breast cancer.
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