Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Jolie chooses Prophylactic Bilateral Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie made “a totally reasonable decision (to have preventative bilateral mastectomy), though there are many options for woman who find they carry these (BRCA) mutations,” said Ellen T. Matloff, director of cancer genetic counseling at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. 

Read the full article at:  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-14/jolie-has-double-mastectomy-to-thwart-cancer-gene-risk.html
Angelina Jolie

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