LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Actress Rita Wilson has undergone a double mastectomy, it was reported Tuesday.

The 58-year-old Wilson told PEOPLE magazine the first round of testing didn’t reveal breast cancer but the second round of tests, as well as a second opinion did.

Wilson, who is married to actor Tom Hanks, also told the publication:

“I hope this will encourage others to get a second opinion and to trust their instincts if something doesn’t ‘feel’ right.”

She further stated: “Early diagnosis is key.”

Wilson also revealed via Facebook that she’s doing well and getting stronger every day.

After learning of Wilson’s double mastectomy, celebrities tweeted messages of support:

Comments (17)

Leave a Reply