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Special Report: Was Angelina Jolie's Prophylactic Oophorectomy a Good Decision?

April 15, 2015

Angelina Jolie Pitt Brings Awareness to HRT Use in BRCA Carriers
Dr Kaunitz discusses the use of hormone replacement therapy after oophorectomy in light of the actress' recent announcement.

Experts Support Jolie's Prophylactic Surgery Decision
Although removal of ovaries and fallopian tubes, with consequent forced menopause, seems a drastic choice, experts say it is appropriate.

Angelina Jolie's Mastectomy: BRCA Testing in the Spotlight
Superstar Angelina Jolie's headline revelation this week about her positive genetic test for the BRCA1 mutation and subsequent double prophylactic mastectomy has stunned the world and put the entire field of breast cancer medicine on high alert.

'Angelina Jolie Effect': BRCA Testing Doubles
A doubling in genetic testing for BRCA1/2 was seen after Angelina Jolie's revelation of her prophylactic mastectomy after finding that she was a carrier.

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Editor's Note

Angelina Jolie Pitt recently decided to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to protect against ovarian cancer. Find out how her announcement may affect patient decision-making.
- Stephanie Cajigal, Senior Editor, Medscape Ob/Gyn & Women's Health

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