Angelina Jolie took a second big step in minimizing a cancer risk which she has been living with for years … she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed.
Jolie told an emotional, dramatic story in a NY Times op-ed piece, in which she talked about her normal … an 87% chance of developing breast cancer and a 50% chance of ovarian cancer, because she carries the BRCA1 gene mutation.
The actress took proactive steps with breast cancer 2 years ago by getting a double mastectomy.
She’d been seriously considering the second preventative procedure but she was pushed into action when medical tests revealed the possibility of ovarian cancer but in the early stages.
Read more: TMZ