Angelina Jolie's new revelation a step forward for women's health

March 24, 2015 3:31 PM

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In an op-ed piece in the New York Times, Angelina Jolie has once again impressed me with her courage in discussing the very personal and potentially life-saving choices she has made about her health.

Angelina revealed she recently underwent surgery for the removal of her ovaries, called an oophorectomy, as well as the removal of her fallopian tubes, called a salpingectomy. The reason she did this is because, as you all know, she carries a gene marker that puts her at risk for developing ovarian ...

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