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Drug trial underway for breast cancers related to genetic defects

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Just last week, Angelina Jolie made headlines again when she revealed she had surgery to prevent what she called “another family cancer.” She had already had a double mastectomy because tests showed she was at risk for breast cancer. [WEB EXTRA: FAQ of PARP Inhibitors | Clinical Trials on PARP Inhibitors ] Now a cancer trial could give hope to those with breast cancers related to a genetic …

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Drug trial underway for breast cancers related to genetic defects

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Just last week, Angelina Jolie made headlines again when she revealed she had surgery to prevent what she called “another family cancer.” She had already had a double mastectomy because tests showed she was at risk for breast cancer. [WEB EXTRA: FAQ of PARP Inhibitors | Clinical Trials on PARP Inhibitors ] Now a cancer trial could give hope to those with breast cancers related to a genetic …

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Drug trial underway for breast cancers related to genetic defects

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Just last week, Angelina Jolie made headlines again when she revealed she had surgery to prevent what she called “another family cancer.” She had already had a double mastectomy because tests showed she was at risk for breast cancer.

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Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Title: Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene Category: Health News Created: 3/24/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Title: Angelina Jolie’s Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene Category: Health News Created: 3/24/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Krystal Barter, the Australian woman who counselled Angelina Jolie

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Prior to her ovariectomy Angelina Jolie requested a meeting with fellow BCRA 1 sufferer and Pink Hope founder Krystal Barter.

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Angelina Jolie decision to remove ovaries praised

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

CANCER charities last night praised actress Angelina Jolie for choosing preventative surgery to reduce her risk of dying from the disease.

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Angelina Jolie’s Preventative Ovarian Surgery Praised by Cancer Survivors, Fans, Doctors

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Angelina Jolie‘s decision to reveal a recent surgery in combating the development of cancer has the medical community, survivors and fans praising her in the press and on social media. Jolie underwent a similarly preventative procedure, a double-mastectomy, in May 2013 to prevent breast cancer

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‘I had a ticking time bomb inside me’: four women who faced Angelina Jolie’s choice

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Angelina Jolie has written frankly about undergoing extensive surgery to reduce her risk of developing ovarian cancer. Here, others who have made this most life-changing decision share their stories Angelina Jolie made a promise two years ago, after undergoing a preventive double mastectomy.

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Preventive Surgery to Remove Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes: Yale Cancer Experts Provide Insight

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Haven, Conn. — Two years after actress Angelina Jolie’s preventive double mastectomy, her doctors removed her ovaries and fallopian tubes when a blood test showed early signs of ovarian cancer.

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