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Country Singer Morgan Wade to Undergo Preventative Double Mastectomy After Genetic Testing

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Morgan Wade has made an important health decision. The 28-year-old singer recently shared on Instagram that she'll soon undergo a double mastectomy after discovering that she has a mutation of her RAD51D gene.Wade wrote in her post that people with the gene mutation have a 10 to 20 percent lifetime risk for ovarian cancer, and a 20 to 40 percent lifetime risk for breast cancer.«I'll go in depth later, but I was diagnosed with the #rad51d gene a while back,» she wrote. «In November I'll undergo a double mastectomy as a preventative.

As always appreciate you all.»In the comments of her post, Wade reiterated her thanks to her supporters and addressed people who were «upset» by her decision.«Thank you all so much for the love.

I feel so blessed to have so much support,» she wrote. «To those of you who are upset (I don't understand why) that I am taking preventative measures — please don't waste your time.

I want a long healthy life. That's why I'm doing this.»«I am not excited to chop off parts of my body. I am not excited to be laying in a bed for a bit recovering.

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