home
RSS
Applegate: 'I miss my exquisite breasts'
October 25th, 2012
04:01 PM ET

Applegate: 'I miss my exquisite breasts'

Christina Applegate, star of the television comedy “Up All Night,” has talked openly about her experience with breast cancer.

Still, the actress wishes she hadn’t been outed to the world in 2008 before the anesthetic from her mastectomy surgery even wore off.

“The good thing is that we got the information out,” Applegate says in this month’s edition of MORE magazine. “But talking about the facts of the disease, I didn’t have to see what was going on with me. I think when it slowed down, all of that came crashing down.”

Applegate had two lumpectomies and was supposed to start radiation when she found out she had a mutation on the BRCA1 gene, which increased her risk for recurrence of breast and ovarian cancers. That’s why Applegate made the decision to undergo a double mastectomy.

Quoting her character from the movie, “Anchorman,” Applegate tells MORE: “Aw, I miss my exquisite breasts sometimes.”

CNN is continuing our Breast Cancer Awareness Month coverage with a Facebook discussion at 12 p.m. ET on Friday, October 26. Allison Gilbert, who wrote about her mastectomy for CNN, and former CBS “Early Show” host Rene Syler will be leading the conversation. Like our page at Facebook.com/CNNHealth to join in!

Then, check back this weekend as CNN Health teams up with iReport to tell the stories of five women who have the BRCA gene and how they dealt with the devastating news.


soundoff (158 Responses)
  1. Earnest Mesidor

    You 're so original! I don't think I've read anything like this before. So convincing to find somebody with some original opinions on this theme. I enjoy reading a post that will make people think. Also, thanks for allowing me to remark!. If you have a chance check out my web site. It's a work in progress, but I expect that someday it will have nearly as good of substance as yours. kelly kosky

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDuRikYqPYI

    December 1, 2020 at 06:17 | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Eugenio Sarsour

    https://www.electricpercolatorcoffeepot.com/10-top-coffee-bloggers/

    January 28, 2021 at 22:10 | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Ferdinand Mohinani

    This is a very interesting article. Please, share more like this!

    https://yt1s.com/youtube-to-mp3

    February 1, 2021 at 14:04 | Report abuse | Reply
  4. cpns kemendikbud

    569339 22132There is noticeably a lot of dollars to comprehend this. I suppose you made specific good points in functions also. 284880

    February 28, 2021 at 06:48 | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Reed Minassian

    https://www.electricpercolatorcoffeepot.com/10-top-coffee-bloggers/

    March 4, 2021 at 10:20 | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Nicolette Biondolillo

    You are my aspiration , I have few blogs and rarely run out from to brand.

    https://www.electricpercolatorcoffeepot.com/10-top-coffee-bloggers/

    March 4, 2021 at 11:03 | Report abuse | Reply
  7. jarge Playmn

    Share this article please! It's very interesting: https://dro4ka.net

    March 10, 2021 at 06:18 | Report abuse | Reply
  8. jarge Playmn

    Порно Фильмы – Огромная онлайн коллекция с бесплатным порно видео и ежедневными обновлениеми на любой вкус. Русское, домашнее, секс видео зрелых, анал, красивые девушки, бдсм, видео молодых, жены, измены, сиськи и другие категории. Смотреть порно фильмы можно как на компьютере так и на мобильном телефоне!
    prolesbi.com

    March 24, 2021 at 12:46 | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Mint Juul Pods

    622439 444692thank you dearly author , I identified oneself this internet internet site very valuable and its full of excellent healthy selective data ! , I as effectively thank you for the wonderful food plan post. 110572

    April 12, 2021 at 08:07 | Report abuse | Reply
  10. tadalafil pills 20mg

    40 mg tadalafil https://elitadalafill.com/ tadalafil dosage

    April 12, 2021 at 19:56 | Report abuse | Reply
  11. how can i get sildenafil

    sildenafil generic cheap https://eunicesildenafilcitrate.com/ where can i buy sildenafil 20mg

    April 20, 2021 at 03:21 | Report abuse | Reply
1 2 3

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.

Advertisement
About this blog

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the latest stories from CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen and the CNN Medical Unit producers. They'll share news and views on health and medical trends - info that will help you take better care of yourself and the people you love.