25 Oct BEING told you are about to lose a breast is one of the most traumatic experiences a woman can have. Yet some cancer patients decide to “celebrate” losing their boobs. Mastectomy parties are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, while bakeries are taking more requests for boob-shaped cakes. 20 May \n. I recently learned that Angelina Jolie and I have something in common. Unfortunately, not her lips, high cheekbones or mysterious eyes—any of those would have been great! It was her boobs. In , at the age of 28, I tested positive for the breast cancer gene, BRCA1. In this case, positive actually. 10 Mar One Philadelphia woman fighting breast cancer decided to throw a goodbye party for her breasts days before she would undergo a double mastectomy. Interested in Breast Cancer? Add Breast Cancer as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Breast Cancer news, video, and analysis from ABC News.