Angelina Jolie’s surgery may leave some wondering about their health

March 25, 2015 5:52 PM

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RICHMOND, Va (WRIC) — It’s a drastic move Angelina Jolie called both polarizing and peaceful. Jolie announced via an opinion piece in the New York Times that she decided to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes in an attempt to prevent ovarian cancer.

Dr. Stephen Pound with Virginia Physicians for Women says for many women, the decision to get their ovaries removed in order to prevent ovarian cancer can be a very emotional one.

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