Morgan Wade Announces Double Mastectomy Plan After Discovering Breast Cancer Gene
The ‘Wilder Days’ singer is expected to go under the knife for an operation to have both of her breasts removed due to BRCA gene that puts her at a higher risk of developing cancer.
AceShowbiz –Morgan Wade will have a double mastectomy later this year. The 28-year-old country star has discovered she has the BRCA gene – the mutated human tumour suppressor gene, which can put females at a higher risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer – and will have both breasts removed.
“I had the BRCA gene, it’s a breast cancer gene so I’m having a double mastectomy in November. I’m going really hard up until November so then November and December I have off to rest,” Morgan revealed to the New York Post’s Page Six column.
The “Wilder Days” singer – who releases her third studio album “Psychopath” on August 25 – insists she isn’t bothered by the major operation but she is annoyed that she won’t get to work out.
“I’m feeling fine, I’m just p****d I won’t be able to work out because I really like working out. That’s my only qualm about it. The gene is hereditary,” Morgan said. “My mom had it, and my little cousin is going to get it, but I’ll be fine.”
Meanwhile, the award-winning star revealed her follow-up to 2021’s “Reckless” is about maturing. She said, “[The album] goes into where I’m at in life right now. Which is so busy. It’s about growing up and being older, and starting to feel like, ‘Is it time to settle down?’ I think you’ll see a lot of that on the record.”
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