Angelina Jolie Has Preventative Double Mastectomy

Testing revealed she carries a genetic mutation that left her susceptible to breast cancer

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"For any woman reading this, I hope it helps you to know you have options. I want to encourage every woman, especially if you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, to seek out the information and medical experts who can help you through this aspect of your life, and to make your own informed choices."

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To learn more about the BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, visit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

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