Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana’s wife Tahira Kashyap recently took to Instagram to reveal that she has been diagnosed with Stage 0 breast cancer. Tahira was detected with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) in her right breast with high-grade malignant cells for which she had to undergo a mastectomy. Mastectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or both breasts, partially or completely. Not long ago, Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre Behl also spoke about her battle with metastatic cancer. Since then, the actress, who’s currently undergoing her treatment in New York, has been updating her health on social media.
Celebrities undoubtedly have a powerful impact on an individual’s life, especially in a society that is largely obsessed with entertainment and celebrity culture. And this sharing by celebrities not only raises awareness about the diseases and conditions among their followers but also inspires women to take charge of their health. “I was detected with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) in my right breast with high-grade malignant cells. Simply put stage 0 cancer/pre-cancerous stage, with cancer cells multiplying in a contained area. The result I have become a half Indian version of Angelina Jolie (since only one breast was involved)! I told my doctor now is the time to give some competition to the Kardashians since Pamela is passé,” Tahira said in her post….