ON A MISSION TO LIVE: Angelina Jolie, In an Attempt to Battle Cancer, Removed her Ovaries

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Angelina Jolie has been battling cancer for quite some time. She took out her ovaries before they took her out. Brave woman.

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.

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