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Impressive and courageous article by Angelina Jolie on her double mastectomy

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slhilly Tue 14-May-13 07:59:42

www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/opinion/my-medical-choice.html?smid=tw-share&_r=1&

I hope that others draw comfort from this

CrushedWithIce Tue 14-May-13 08:06:25

Wow! I didn't realise...but we'll done her on taking such a brave stand against such a horrible disease. I cannot imagine how it must feel knowing that your mother died from a cancer that you have an 80% chance of developing.

I've always thought I would do this in these circumstances, but reality is always different. Especially brave considering the image obsessed industry Angelina is part of.

NorthernLurker Tue 14-May-13 08:10:23

That is a very good article and there will be women reading that today as they are in hospital for mastectomy. It can only help. I wish Angelina a continued recovery from surgery and many, many, many peaceful and healthy years with her chidlren.

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