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After mastectomy, Angelina Jolie surgically removes ovaries to prevent cancer
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After mastectomy, Angelina Jolie surgically removes ovaries to prevent cancer

Two years after she underwent a preventive double mastectomy to make sure she doesn't get breast cancer, Angelina Jolie has gotten her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed surgically. In another editorial on The New York Times, Jolie explains why she decided to undergo the surgery.

Happy I made the decision: Angelina Jolie on double mastectomy
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Happy I made the decision: Angelina Jolie on double mastectomy

Angelina Jolie, who underwent a preventive double mastectomy in 2013, is happy with her decision and says she is very "fortunate to have a good recovery".

Angelina’s mastectomy, a fearful choice: Melissa Etheridge
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Angelina’s mastectomy, a fearful choice: Melissa Etheridge

Etheridge has described Angelina Jolie’s decision as ‘the most fearful choice’, in an interview with the American LGBT news portal Washington Blade.

US apex court denies gene patents to firm that mapped Jolie's DNA
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US apex court denies gene patents to firm that mapped Jolie's DNA

The firms work on cancer screening gained worldwide attention this year when actress Angelina Jolie announced she had a double mastectomy after undergoing a test and finding she had an extremely high risk of developing breast cancer.

Angelina Jolie makes first public appearance after mastectomy
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Angelina Jolie makes first public appearance after mastectomy

Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance since announcing her double mastectomy on Sunday, joining fiance Brad Pitt on the red carpet in London where she welcomed the debate on women's health that the surgery had sparked.

Did corporate PR, death paranoia prompt Jolie's mastectomy?
Business

Did corporate PR, death paranoia prompt Jolie's mastectomy?

A section of experts, attributing Jolie's decision to Americans' heightened fear of death, claims that Jolie's decision was entirely a corporate PR exercise for Myriad Genetics, the company that is in the middle of a court battle to get patent for the human gene BRAC1.

Angie's decision to have a double mastectomy was heroic: Brad Pitt
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Angie's decision to have a double mastectomy was heroic: Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt has called fiancee Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy a heroic attempt.