Tag: Double mastectomy

7 in 10 women would have a double mastectomy like Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie announced this week via the New York Times that she has undergone a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer from 87% to 5% due to a “faulty” gene, BRCA1, which increases cancer risk.

While it’s a brave and courageous step to take, it seems that she is not alone in her thinking.

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