Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy after Breast Cancer Diagnosis – Rita Wilson shared some very personal news today.
Wilson has been battling breast cancer and has undergone a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. The 58-year-old actress, who revealed her diagnosis of invasive lobular carcinoma and treatment in a statement to People , says that things are looking good and she feels “blessed” to have the love and support of her husband, Tom Hanks .
She also explains how her first test for cancer came back negative, but she felt like she should seek a second opinion. Wilson hopes that her story will encourage others to get a second opinion “if something doesn’t feel right.”
Here’s the latest on Rita Wilson’s health. According to her husband, Tom Hanks, five months after her double mastectomy, Rita has been declared cancer-free and is doing well. In an interview to Extra, Tom expressed admiration for the courage with which Rita handled the health crisis.