Jolie Reveals She Had Preventive Double Mastectomy

Actress and director Angelina Jolie has revealed in a New York Times op-ed that she has undergone a preventive double mastectomy.

She writes that through genetic testing, she discovered she has a gene that sharply increases her risk of developing breast cancer. Doctors estimated she had an 87 percent risk of developing it.

Jolie decided to be proactive and undergo the double mastectomy as a preventive measure. She finished three months of medical procedures on April 27th.

According to Jolie, her risk of developing it is now less than five percent.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 207335171 -
Gray Television, Inc.