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14/05/2013 Angelina Jolie announces that she underwent an elective double mastectomy


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Angelina Jolie undergoes double mastectomy (May 14, 2013)


Angelina Jolie Announces Double Mastectomy


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Inside Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy Decision

Jolie underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning she had an 87% risk of developing breast cancer due to a defective BRCA1 gene. Her maternal family history warranted genetic testing for BRCA mutations: her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, had breast cancer and died from ovarian cancer, while her grandmother died from ovarian cancer.
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