Kathy Bates has double mastectomy

(USA TODAY) Harry's Lawactress Kathy Bates had a double mastectomy, she tellsPeoplemagazine.

The 64-year-old Oscar winner, who survived ovarian cancer nine years ago, was diagnosed with breast cancer several weeks ago.

She tellsPeople:

"After much consideration, I underwent a double mastectomy. Luckily, I don't have to undergo radiation or chemo. My family call me Kat because I always land on my feet and thankfully this is no exception."

Next up for Bates? The Emmy Awards, where she is nominated for best actress in a drama forHarry's Lawand outstanding guest actress in a comedy forTwo and a Half Men.


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