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n00g7 05-14-2013 12:11 PM

NOOOOOO Angelina Jolie undergoes double mastectomy
 
Angelina Jolie undergoes double mastectomy - CNN.com

DeweysMom 05-15-2013 09:23 AM

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Originally Posted by n00g7 (Post 3754875)

Very brave of her to make that decision. I saw the news yesterday that a woman with the gene for breast cancer has an 85% chance of getting it. After mastectomy, her chances go down to 5%. Another statistic mentioned that 65% of women who have the gene opt for the "watch and wait" scenario.

I'd be one of the women who would have surgery very quickly if I had any inkling I would get breast cancer.


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