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Angelina Jolie Chooses Prophylactic Mastectomies and Breast Reconstruction

Posted Date: May 14, 2013

Angelina Jolie announced today that has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carries a gene that significantly increases her risk of getting breast cancer.The Oscar-winning actress and partner to Brad Pitt made the announcement in the form of an op-ed she authored for Tuesday’s New York Times under the headline, “My Medical Choice.”

Angelina Jolie announced today that has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carries the BRCA1 gene that significantly increases her risk of getting breast cancer. The Oscar-winning actress and partner to Brad Pitt made the announcement in an op-ed she authored for Tuesday’s New York Times under the headline, “My Medical Choice.”

 

 

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