Angelina Jolie has announced that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carries a gene which increases the risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
In Opinion, Angelina Jolie explains why she had a double mastectomy and how it can save lives. "I choose not to keep my story private because there are many women who do not know that they might be living under the shadow of cancer," Ms.
Jolie writes. "It is my hope that they, too, will be able to get gene tested, and that if they have a high risk they, too, will know that they have strong options