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Why Angelina Jolie’s ‘Medical Choice’ Is Likely Not Yours

| May 14, 2013
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Angelina Jolie lit up social media Tuesday morning with her announcement that she recently had a preventive double mastectomy. She took this route, she says, because she carries a specific BRCA1 mutation — putting her at an 87 percent risk of

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