Wendy Watson

Wendy Watson is the founder of the Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline - www.breastcancergenetics.co.uk - and was awarded the Tesco Mum of the Year Award 2011. She lives in Derby.

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When Wendy Watson was just 16, her mother died from breast cancer. After researching her family history she discovered a further nine relatives had fallen victim to the disease. Although little was known about the genetic link to breast cancer at the time, Wendy was concerned about her own risk of developing the disease. 'The idea came into my head that if I had my breasts removed, I wouldn't develop breast cancer. I'd never heard of anyone having an elective double mastectomy before, but I felt...