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Angelina Jolie Will Have Ovaries Removed to Lower Chances of Cancer: Report
Date:5/15/2013

nd the possibility that special preventive checkups, tests, or surgeries may not be needed. A positive test result can bring relief from uncertainty and allow people to make informed decisions about their future, including taking steps to reduce their cancer risk," the agency said.

For her part, Jolie said: "I wanted to write this to tell other women that the decision to have a mastectomy was not easy. But it is one I am very happy that I made. My chances of developing breast cancer have dropped from 87 percent to under 5 percent. I can tell my children that they don't need to fear they will lose me to breast cancer."

"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.

SOURCES: Michael Cowher, M.D., breast surgeon, Cleveland Clinic; Stephanie Bernik, M.D., chief, surgical oncology, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City; The New York Times; U.S. National Cancer Institute; People, May 15, 2013, Mayo Clinic website;


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