Tom Hanks Hollywood actor's wife reveals she has breast cancer

She has urged others to get frequent check-ups for early detection.

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Rita Wilson, wife to top shot American actor Tom Hanks has revealed she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

The 58 year old actress also said she had double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, and is currently getting recuperating.

In a statement to People magazine, she said she was taking medical leave from the Broadway play Fish in the Dark.

I am recovering and most importantly, expected to make a full recovery. Why? Because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion” wrote the actress.

She has urged others to get frequent check-ups for early detection.

Rita Wilson has been married to Hanks for 26 years.

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