Rita Wilson's "excellent" advice on breast cancer, second opinions


Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy. Rita Wilson had a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The 58-year-old actress says she underwent the procedure last week — with husband Tom Hanks by 

As actress and singer Rita Wilson recovers from a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery after being diagnosed with breast cancer, she is sounding the alarm on the importance of getting a second opinion. That's "excellent advice," says Dr. Elisa

In the wake of actress Rita Wilson's disclosure that she was treated for breast cancer, discovered only after getting a second opinion, others with similar stories are sharing their experiences about how that additional medical advice saved their lives.

This is some tough news to swallow. Rita Wilson has just publicly announced that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone a subsequent double mastectomy.

Actress Rita Wilson was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone a double mastectomy, she tells People. Wilson, 58, has taken a leave from the Broadway play in which she was starring, Larry David's Fish in the Dark, to have the procedure