Caitlin Brodnick Opens Up About Her Preventative Double Mastectomy

Caitlin Brodnick stopped by our studios to talk about her hilarious, thoughtful, and insightful memoir Dangerous Boobies: Breaking Up with My Time Bomb Breasts, which details her journey of undergoing a preventative double mastectomy. After discovering she had the BRCA gene mutation that greatly increases your chances of developing breast cancer, Brodnick decided to undergo the preventative procedure. She intimately shared her journey through her memoir, as well as a documentary.

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Brodnick's family has a history of cancer, and she talked about how the documentary and memoir helped them cope with multiple losses. She was able to incorporate humor and talk about her situation in a really relatable voice. Through her down to Earth, hilariously honest voice, Brodnick opened her heart and arms to other women going through this situation. 

For more from Caitlin Brodnick, listen to the full episode of The Public Library with Helen Little above. 

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