Chicago doctors praise Jolie's decision to undergo more preventive surgery

March 29, 2015 8:27 PM

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Angelina Jolie Pitt's announcement Tuesday that she had more preventive surgery to reduce her risk of developing cancer was applauded by Chicago area physicians and advocates.

Writing in the New York Times, the 39-year-old actress revealed that she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed after a blood test showed possible early signs of cancer. In 2013, she had a double mastectomy because she is a carrier of a defective BRCA1 gene that increases her odds of getting th...

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