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Angelina Jolie Has Double Mastectomy

In a piece written for the New York Times, Angelina Jolie has revealed that she has undergone a preventive double mastectomy. The truth is I carry a “faulty” gene, BRCA1, which sharply increases my risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. My doctors estimated that I had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk …

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