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Scientists explore a way to regenerate breasts in breast cancer survivors
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Scientists explore a way to regenerate breasts in breast cancer survivors

A study, published in 2019 in a journal Cells, stated that mammary glands can be regenerated with the help of dental stem cells.

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.

At 38, Jolie's gone from wild child to control freak
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At 38, Jolie's gone from wild child to control freak

Thanks to her expert orchestration of her public image, Angelina Jolie walks a fine line between being an enigma and a well-known entity

Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer
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Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer

Angelina Jolie's aunt died Sunday of breast cancer less than two weeks after Jolie had a double mastectomy to avoid the disease.

'In India, even cancer patients don't want to undergo mastectomy'
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'In India, even cancer patients don't want to undergo mastectomy'

In India, mastectomy is a big stigma. So much so, even patients who are diagnosed with cancer don’t want to opt for it. They accept it with great difficulty, say doctors.

Jolie mastectomy: We love breasts, yet we don’t take them seriously
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Jolie mastectomy: We love breasts, yet we don’t take them seriously

Angelina’s decision to cut off body parts to prevent a disease seems rather brutal, but it’s something intensely personal.

Angelina’s breast surgery possible in India, but there's a catch
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Angelina’s breast surgery possible in India, but there's a catch

So can we test in India and gain from the same treatment privilege that Jolie had? Yes, but there is a catch.

Angelina Jolie's mastectomy: From girl with tattoos to girl with a cause
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Angelina Jolie's mastectomy: From girl with tattoos to girl with a cause

In her bad girl days, Angelina Jolie's body was a billboard for tattoos that said such things as "Billy Bob." Now she's sharing intimate details of her anatomy to help women at risk, going public with her preventive double mastectomy to greatly reduce her high odds of breast cancer.

Angelina Jolie mastectomy: Other celebrities who battled breast cancer
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Angelina Jolie mastectomy: Other celebrities who battled breast cancer

Here is a look at some female celebrities who have suffered breast cancer after Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed on Tuesday she underwent a preventive double mastectomy to reduce the risk of breast cancer

Why Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy
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Why Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy

Angelina Jolie wrote on a New York Times blog how she decided to undergo double mastectomy surgeries to prevent developing breast cancer.