Wanda Sykes says it didn’t take her long to decide to have both breasts removed.
“I just wanted the best odds,” the comedian, 47, tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue. “I made my decision because I love life.”
Sykes was diagnosed with DCIS [ductal carcinoma in situ], a noninvasive type of breast cancer, after having a breast reduction in February. “My first thought was, ‘Really? Me, breast cancer?’ I just couldn’t believe it,” she says. “But I knew this was doable.”
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