Featuring Dr. Christine Horner
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Angelina Jolie Pitt recently made headlines again when she announced on March 24, 2015 in a New York Times Op-Ed that she had just had her ovaries removed to prevent ovarian cancer. The Oscar-winning actress has the BRCA1 genetic mutation which substantially raises the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Two years ago, Angelina chose to have double mastectomies to prevent breast cancer. Because she had watched her mother, aunt and grandmother die from cancers related to the BRCA1 gene, she was understandably fearful that she might too. For that reason, she made the difficult decision at age 39, to also have her ovaries removed. She explained, ?I know my children will never have to say, ?Mom died of ovarian cancer.? ?
Jolie chose surgery, but stated that surgery is not the only choice for women with her condition.
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- Pre-Emptive Surgeries: Good Thinking or Dangerous Trend?
- Can You "Game" Your Way to Improved Brain Health?
- Tips to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer
- Benefits Of Black Cohosh For Menopause: A Godsend Or A Placebo?
- Learning How To Cope With Stress
- A Secret to Kick-Starting Weight Loss
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- BRCA Genes: What's your Breast cancer risk?
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