A brother and sister with a family history of cancer joined Greater Boston to talk about finding out that they had a rare, cancer-causing gene mutation and deciding to remove their stomachs to decrease their odds of developing the disease.
The Walsh family. Beth Lambert, in a Patriots sweatshirt, and her brother, Mike Walsh, middle, removed their stomachs to prevent cancer, which had killed their brother and mother.
Credit: Courtesy of Walsh family
Siblings Who Removed Stomachs To Prevent Cancer Share Their Story
August 2, 2013