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AN ORPINGTON and Beckenham breast cancer expert has praised Angelina Jolie's decision to speak publicly about her double mastectomy, and has some advice for the women of Bromley.
Giving them up won't be easy, even after actor Angelina Jolie wrote an editorial in the New York Times on May 14 describing her choice to have a prophylactic double mastectomy, before cancer has a chance to grab hold.
Everyone seems to be talking about Angelina Jolie 's decision to have a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy after she learned that she carries a gene mutation putting her at a very high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.
A research program that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to genetic testing has been launched with 2.7 million funding from the Wellcome Trust.
Mark Huffman has been a consumer news reporter for ConsumerAffairs since 2004. He covers real estate, gas prices and the economy and has reported extensively on negative-option sales.
Mollie Mook-Fiddler and her mother Annelle Mook share the BRCA1 gene mutation that caused them both to be diagnosed with different types of cancer.
HEALTH Secretary Alex Neil hopes more Scottish women will come forward to be tested in the wake of the actress speaking out about her preventative operation.
Angelina Jolie, center, Jane Pitt, left, and William Pitt arrive before the 84th Academy Awards on Feb.
It happened seven years ago, but Mary Hemrajani still tears up when she recounts her breast cancer ordeal.
In fact, many medical experts commenting on her announcement have gone out of their way to reassure women that her situation is relatively rare.
Gilda Radner was a regular SNL cast member from 1975 to 1980, and at one time dated Bill Murray , though their relationship was stormy and contentious.
Angelina Jolie is one resilient mom. The actress, 37, has experienced no complications since undergoing a double mastectomy in February and reconstructive surgery in April.