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E.D. Hill: Surgery May Have Saved Her Life

Posted Feb 18 2010 12:00am
Photo: Indenture, Flickr

Photo: Indenture, Flickr

Former Fox News anchor and conservative journalist E.D. Hill was back on “The View” today, talking all about the nipple-sparing mastectomy she had two weeks and two days ago. She shared previously that she would have the prophylactic surgery, even though she did not have breast cancer, because of a strong family history. Now that it’s over, she has no regrets.

Hill said she had very dense breast tissue, and cysts, and some suspicious stuff, too like a gray area that kept showing up on mammogram, sonogram and MRI. Post-surgery pathology revealed this area to be pre-cancerous. Left untouched, it could have turned into the disease Hill hopefully has escaped with this preventative surgery.

Hill is now in the process of reconstruction, with expanders in place, and she’s speaking out about what some believe to be a drastic measure removing breasts without a breast cancer diagnosis.

Most readers here believe Hill made the right decision, and many of you have made the same one. Thanks so much for sharing your stories. They matter really, they do.

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