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2013-05-21 23:25:12

Recently, Angelina Jolie made headlines with news that she had a double mastectomy as a result of testing positive for the BRCA gene mutation, a gene that has been linked to breast and ovarian cancer. Women´s Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology now offers Myriad BRACAnalysis which tests for the BRCA1 & BRCA2 gene mutations. Lake Orion, Michigan (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The star-power of Angelina Jolie is now shedding new light on BRCA gene mutations which have found to be...

2013-05-20 23:04:32

Angelina Jolie´s recent news of opting to have a double mastectomy because she has the BRCA1 gene mutation shows how pertinent organizations such as Bright Pink® are to educating women about their choices for optimum health. Chicago (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) set out to raise $5,000 for Bright Pink®, the organization that empowers young women to be proactive with their breast and ovarian health, by the end of 2012. Thanks to its...

2013-05-18 23:01:33

Fox News reported that Angelina Jolie has undergone a preventative double mastectomy. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says that Ms. Jolie´s physician provides an excellent overview of the aesthetic options available to mastectomy patients. (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 In a May 14, 2013 article entitled “Angelina Jolie Reveals She Had Preventive Double Mastectomy After Discovering Cancer Gene,” Fox News reported the movie star had opted to undergo the procedure upon...

2013-05-16 23:32:55

Actress Angelina Jolie´s decision to undergo preventive surgery for breast cancer has sparked a frenzy of discussion regarding BRCA gene testing and the increasingly common preventive mastectomy. Did she make the right choice, and how young is “too young” to consider taking drastic action to avoid breast cancer? Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The rate of women opting to undergo preventive mastectomies to avoid the risk of breast cancer has increased as much as 50...

2013-05-16 23:32:34

Angelina Jolie's courage to undergo breast cancer preventive double mastectomy creates headlines and the opportunity for greater awareness on the issue. Doctors of Physical Therapy help patients regain function and proper movement after the mastectomy -From Hands-On News. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Over 230,000 women are diagnosed every year with invasive breast cancer as reported by the American Cancer Society. Mammograms, clinical breast exams and self-breast exams are some of the...

2013-05-16 23:26:25

Angelina Jolie´s public announcement regarding a preventative double mastectomy impacts a specific cohort and their personal views on pursuing preventative measures. Respecting the world-renowned actress´ decision, Dr. Bob, “The Drugless Doctor” challenges the concept of undergoing prophylactic or preventative mastectomies by sharing paramount health tips. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Angelina Jolie´s public announcement regarding a preventative double...

2013-05-15 23:01:18

ABC News article reports that Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer while highlighting the latest post-mastectomy breast augmentation options. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says that he´s often called upon to provide scar revision for post-mastectomy patients. Los Angeles (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 According to a May 14, 2013 ABC News report entitled “Women Have New Options for Breast Cancer Surgery,” movie star Angelina Jolie revealed that...

2013-05-14 23:01:19

World-renowned breast imaging experts Dr. Valerie Jackson and Dr. Hal Kipfer are now available for in-depth discussion of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy raises many questions about breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Our breast cancer experts at IU School of Medicine Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences (Dr. Valerie Jackson and Dr. Hal Kipfer) can...


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