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Double Mastectomy After Genetic Testing
Angelina Jolie   May 14, 2013  

Angelina Jolie has revealed she recently had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she has a “faulty” gene that gave her an 87 percent risk of developing breast cancer.

The 37-year-old Oscar-winning actress says she decided to go public about her decision to encourage other women to be proactive to see if they are also at risk.

Dr. David Agus discussed Angelina Jolie’s revelation in the New York Times, and what it means for her and for other women in terms of breast and ovarian cancer

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