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Angelina Jolie undergoes double mastectomy

15th May 2013
medicalteam Angelina Jolie has revealed to the New York Times that she has undergone a double mastectomy after discovering she carries the BRCA1 gene. Doctors estimated she had an 87% risk of developing breast cancer and a 50% risk of ovarian cancer.

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Article Information

Title: Angelina Jolie undergoes double mastectomy
Author: Martine Hamilton
Article Id: 24147
Date Added: 15th May 2013

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