Hide this
15 May

Angelina Jolie Comes Forward About Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie has had a double mastectomy. Angelina Jolie has had a double mastectomy.

 

In a New York Times Opinion piece released today, superstar philantropist, actress and Rosebud Magazine cover star Angelina Jolie revealed that she has undergone a double mastectomy.



Baffling the media with her clandestine surgery, Jolie wrote in detail, describing the three-month-long series of operations, which were completed April 27, with the hope that other women with a genetic pre-disposition to breast cancer would seek medical advice.

Jolie made the decision to have her breasts removed after discovering an 80% risk of developing breast cancer due to an inherited gene mutation, BRCA1. Jolie's mother, Marcheline Bertrand, passed away from the disease in 2007.

While Jolie described the decision as "not easy", she cited husband Brad Pitt as "very important" source of support throughout the surgeries noting that the ordeal has brought her and her family closer together.

© Copyright RosebudMag.com, 2013



To create link towards this article on your website,
copy and paste the text below in your page.




Preview :


Powered by Rosebudmag © 2020
Follow Rosebud Magazine on Twitter Check out the Rosebud Magazine Facebook
Share this article with your friends, family and co-workers
Video news piece about Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy.
Last modified on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 01:46
Rate this item
(0 votes)

© Rosebud Magazine, 2010 - 2018 | All rights reserved.

Login or Register

LOG IN