Christina Applegate is cancer free

Christina is healthy and happy now

Christina is breast cancer free!!!!

I was so worried about it for so long. I heard a rumor that she was going to have to get both her breasts removed so I am glad to hear that it was false. She told Robin Roberts of "Good Morning America" that she was totally cancer free.

That episode will air on Tuesday. She says in the interview, "They got everything out so I'm definitely not going to die from breast cancer."

That's just the best news ever because she has had a pretty rough year with her boyfriend dying of a reported drug overdose as well.

Breast Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women and lung cancer is the most common.

"About 182,460 women in the US will be found to have breast cancer in 2008. About 40,480 women will die from the disease this year. Right now there are about two and a half million breast cancer survivors in the United States.

The chance of a woman having invasive breast cancer some time during her life is about 1 in 8. The chance of dying from breast cancer is about 1 in 35. Breast cancer death rates are going down. This is probably the result of finding the cancer earlier and improved treatment."

Those facts were taken from

Congrats Christina for beating this horrible disease!!! Glad you are feeling better.

Update: Christina did in fact have a double mastectomy.  She watched her mother battle the disease and thought that this was the only way she would avoid it later in life.

“My decision, after looking at all the treatment plans that were possibilities for me, the only one that seemed the most logical and the one that was going to work for me was to have a bilateral mastectomy,” said Applegate. “So basically I had a prophylactic double mastectomies.”

She decided not to have radiation or chemotherapy because she some day wants children and those treatments can cause the stopping ovulation.  That just wasn't an option for her.

She also told Robin Roberts that she will undergo reconstructive surgery and have "cute little boobs till shes 90."

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