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Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy: Q&A
May 14, 2013 - Actress and activist Angelina Jolie's recent decision to have a preventive double mastectomy highlights the difficult choices facing women who find out they have a high risk for breast cancer because of their genes.
Fri May 17, 2013
Mt. Airy News
Private companies own patents for our genes
We must pay over $3,000 to access some of the information in two of those genes, information that reveals our chance of dying of a terrible disease.
Women make tough decisions after test for breast cancer gene
Women are facing tough decisions when they learn they have a gene which puts them at a higher risk of getting cancer.
The Indianapolis Star
Stem cell treatments are the new snake oil
Angelina Jolie courageously announced Tuesday that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy after genetic testing showed she had a high probability of developing breast and ovarian cancer, which she followed up with reconstructive surgery of her breasts.
Local Health Expert Explains BRCA Risks, Option
Ginger Reaves, APRN at the Stormont-Vail Cancer Center in Topeka, explains BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 are gene mutations that are hereditary.
WTMA-AM North Charleston
New Details: Angelina Jolie's Doctor Speaks Out About Her Care
Earlier this week, Angelina Jolie revealed that she'd had a preventive double mastectomy, and her doctor credits the actress's positive attitude and strength for her quick recovery.
Thu May 16, 2013
Dr. Oz: What you should know about breast cancer and Angelina Jolie's mastectomy
When Angelina Jolie revealed that she had chosen a double mastectomy to save her life, her announcement shocked the world.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Cancer doesn't care who it may kill
Mother Ethel Ljubic and brother Donovan Ljubic with tattoos of the late Jason Ljubic .
Taranaki Daily News
More pondering breast removal
KITCHEN HANDS: Valda Poletti and Ali Girling-Butcher, also a cook extraordinaire, are two of Taranaki's breast cancer survivors.
Breast cancer survivor Davina Hall, of Hornchurch: 'Cancer improved my life'
This week, Angelina Jolie announced she had undergone a double mastectomy to cut her risk of breast cancer.
Positive Phase II Results Reported for Ovarian Cancer Vaccine
In a randomized phase II trial, a tumor-based personalized cancer vaccine elicited an immune response and delayed the time to recurrence in patients with advanced-stage ovarian cancer by more than 1 year compared with patients who received standard of care.
Angelina Jolie makes statement, empowers women in fight against cancer
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie is empowering women everywhere. She underwent a double mastectomy to cut her chances of getting breast cancer.
Wed May 15, 2013
NewsChannel 9 WSYR
Preemptive breast removal a growing trend
Shortly after revealing that she had a preventative double mastectomy, actress Angelina Jolie said she will also have her ovaries removed.
Details of Jolie's breast treatment revealed
Angelina Jolie's mother had breast cancer and died of ovarian cancer, and her maternal grandmother also had ovarian cancer - strong evidence of an inherited, genetic risk that led the actress to have both of her healthy breasts removed to try to avoid the same fate, her doctor said Wednesday.
Dallas mom hopes Angelina Jolie makes one more difficult decision
The photo is not Julie Shrell's favorite. She has little hair on her head, and there's a bandage on her chest.
Local women, doctors weigh in on test to gauge cancer risk
When one of Janie Olvera's nine sisters had preventative double mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer, Olvera thought she was crazy.
The Orlando Sentinel
Angelina Jolie's breast surgery sparks cancer discussion
Angelina Jolie 's news that she elected to have both breasts removed to reduce her chances of developing breast cancer has put a celebrity spotlight on a decision more women are facing.
Cancer research has saved my life
Thirteen years ago, the Calverley mum made the agonising decision to have radical surgery - a preventative double mastectomy, after a hysterectomy - to make sure her life was not devastated by the illness.
Tue May 14, 2013
Breast Surgeon: Angelina's Actions 'Impressive'
Dr. Heidi Memmel understands exactly why actress Angelia Jolie opted to have a preventive double mastectomy, which the actress announced Monday .
Angelina Jolie Announcement Providing Hope In Tennessee Valley
Jolie recently announced she had a preventative double mastectomy and reconstruction after testing positive for the BRCA gene, which if mutates, increases the rik of breast and ovarian cancer.