Wanda Sykes discusses her double mastectomy on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

HollywoodNews.com: On today’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Wanda Sykes discusses having a double mastectomy after discovering she had breast cancer earlier this year.

The cancer was detected after Wanda had undergone what was essentially a cosmetic procedure, to have a breast reduction.

“I went for the reduction,” she explains to Ellen. “I had real big boobs and I just got tired of knocking over stuff. Every time I eat … Oh lord. I’d carry a Tide stick everywhere I go. My back was sore so it was time to have a reduction. It wasn’t until after the reduction that in the lab work, the pathology, that they found that I had DCIS [ductal carcinoma in situ] in my left breast. I was very, very lucky because DCIS is basically stage-zero cancer. So I was very lucky.”

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