Anastacia (born Anastacia Lyn Newkirk) is a successful American singer-songwriter known for her powerful mezzo voice and bestselling albums Not That Kind and Heavy Rotation. The single-named singer has received praise for her voice from various music industry legends including Michael Jackson and Elton John. Anastacia has recently made headlines for having a double mastectomy breast removal surgery after early detection of breast cancer. Anastacia joins the likes of Angelina Jolie and Amy Robach as high-profile celebrity women who have had double mastectomy breast removal surgeries done.
“It’s A Man’s World” singer Anastacia has become the latest star to undergo a double mastectomy. The singer has been diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time in a decade and she shared the details of her procedure with fans on her Facebook page, just in time for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness campaign.
“I wanted to share something with you in light of Breast Cancer Awareness month,” the 45-year old two-time survivor wrote on Facebook. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time earlier this year and am currently in the final stages of recovery after undergoing a double mastectomy with Latissimus Dorsi flap surgical procedure.