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Recently Angelina Jolie announced that she underwent a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery in order to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer, she said she "hopes other women can benefit from my experience". When she found out what her odds of developing cancer were, Jolie became proactive and decided to reduce her risk to a minimum.
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Actress Angelina Jolie attends 'The Tourist' photocall at Villamagna Hotel on December 16, 2010 in Madrid, Spain.
Last week, actress Angelina Jolie sparked a national dialogue about breast cancer prevention, but her "faulty" gene also increases her risk for ovarian cancer, which has significantly higher mortality rates.
Actress Emma Stone celebrated her mother's five-year anniversary of breast-cancer remission at a cancer benefit in Cresskill, N.J., on May 21.
Q. I had a mastectomy about eight years ago and I was not mentally ready for a reconstruction.
The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation held their 2013 Peace, Love & A Cure event at the home of Erika and Kevin Liles in Cresskill.
Judy Smith, on whom the ABC hit drama is based, weighs in on how the star revealed her surprise surgery for maximum impact.
A BREAST cancer expert based in Dorchester has spoken out in support of Hollywood star Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy.
Recently there have been many reports about Angelina Jolie having undergone a double mastectomy due to a familial history of breast cancer.
TOKYO: A Japanese cancer specialist said Wednesday she has started the world's first clinical trial of a powerful, non-surgical, short-term radiation therapy for breast cancer.
The physical exams are free for women with or without health insurance. Mammograms can be scheduled during the clinic for anyone who needs or wants a mammogram.
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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.
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Genetic testing showed she was at high risk for breast cancer, so she decided to have a double mastectomy to improve her odds.
Tracy has agricultural roots and affordable homes, but a new study reveals a less obvious distinction for this Central Valley city: Doctors use internal radiation to treat men for prostate cancer at the highest rate in California, more than four times the state average.