She was facing down the most frightening challenge of her life, but on Valentine's Day of this year, Angelina Jolie was focused on nothing more...
Angelina Jolie managed to keep her double mastectomy a secret from February 2, when procedures started, through April 27, when they were completed, and all the way until May 14, when she revealed everything. But some stars have kept their secrets even longer: Radar lists 18 of them. Janet Jackson...
Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy was a shocker, but since her admission, the 37-year-old actress has been praised for her brave decision. In a recent interview, she said that she feels comfortable with her choice, calling it “the right thing to do for our family.” On February 16, Jolie quietly underwent a double mastectomy. It was [...]Show More Summary
When I read Angelina Jolie's Op-Ed piece, My Medical Choice, my first and only reaction was, Wow. That is a brave woman. Since then, I have read numerous opinions online that have accused her of not really having a story to tell at all, being too rich to be brave about anything, and bouncing back too quickly. Show More Summary
Got questions about Angelina Jolie's breast-cancer-causing gene mutations? An expert MD helped us create this cheat sheet to everything you need to know.
Well+Good's senior staff writer, Lisa Elaine Held, is also a BRCA mutation carrier. Here, she offers her thoughts on Angelina Jolie's famed editorial.
We applaud Times columnist Robin Abcarian for shining the light on the inequities in our healthcare system in response to Angelina Jolie’s recent announcement about her prophylactic mastectomy. When Jolie made her medical decision, she had at her disposal the resources to pay for the procedures and the best doctors; not everyone has the same ability.
This week, actress Angelina Jolie shared the news with the world that she had recently had a preventative double mastectomy. Christina Braverman, a character in NBC's "Parenthood" played by actress Monica Potter, spent season four on the family drama series battling the very cancer Jolie aims to avoid with her surgery. A chat with the actress.
I admire Angelina for taking the unselfish view that she will do whatever it takes to be sure she will be around to parent her children. And I commend Angelina for making her decision public and thereby supporting other women who face an increased cancer risk.
Angelina Jolie's cancer scare and decision to have a preventive double mastectomy has started a nationwide discussion about the importance of women's health care and cancer prevention. Watch this video to find out what Angelina's genetic mutation means, if you're a candidate for genetic testing, and steps you can take to reduce your risk of breast and ovarian cancer.
If there was ever a week to remember not to read the comments, it was this week. So much concern for Angelina Jolie’s boobs! And did you know feminism is to blame for gonorrhea and cheating husbands, while also being over? Neither did I! (Trigger warnings for the usual suspects apply.) The Internet pretty much lost its collective shit over... Show More Summary
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Post by Jeanne Sager It's been a big week for something near and dear to moms' hearts. Literally. Actress Angelina Jolie set off a firestorm of debate this week over testing for the BRCA gene, aka the "breast cancer gene," when she announced...Show More Summary
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Angelina Jolie—a woman with one of the world’s most famous breasts—has explained in a thoughtful New York Times op-ed this week why she's had them prophylactically removed and replaced. Jolie’s mother died young, after a decade living...Show More Summary
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The newest name in the annals of breast cancer brings back one from four decades ago that helped change how women—-and doctors-—viewed and treated the affliction. Angelina Jolie, meet Babette Rosmund. Before 1970, mastectomy was the unquestioned answer for women diagnosed with the disease. Then a 50-year-old writer who had read a magazine article challenged [...]
The day's top stories in social media and technology for 5/16: Infamous LulzSec Hackers Get Jail Time, viral video star 'Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker' arrested in connection with NJ killing, trolls attack Angelina Jolie over mastectomy,...Show More Summary
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Off Beat China translated Chinese netizens’ reaction to Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy. Comments are mixed, some find the act courageous, some say it is over-reaction. Written by Oiwan Lam · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter · reddit · StumbleUpon · delicious · Instapaper