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The Hartford CourantI was moved by Angelina Jolie's recent revelation that she had a double mastectomy because she has a BRAC gene mutation that indicates a higher risk of getting breast or ovarian cancer. I am BRCA 1 positive and had my breasts removed to reduce my risk...
A longtime Broward Sheriff's Office employee who was recently recognized for her courageous spirit died of cancer Monday. Joslyn Ruback, 39, of Boynton Beach, joined the agency in 2000 and worked as a detention deputy. Mrs. Ruback did not want to be...
The Philadelphia InquirerSusanne Bier, the Danish director who emerged from Lars von Trier's militantly minimalist Dogma school, is hardly known for her rom-coms. Damaged war veterans, paralyzed accident victims, dark family secrets ... not exactly a laff riot. And so, while...
Dear Pharmacist: Do you agree with Angelina Jolie's decision to remove her breasts to prevent cancer? — S.I., Atlanta, Ga. Dear S.I.: When I heard about her double mastectomy, my heart sank for her because I'm sure she was paralyzed by fear. After...
The Morning Call may not be The New York Times, but I have to acknowledge that I am not Angelina Jolie either. But there are similarities. Let me explain. Firstly, I want to take a moment to sincerely applaud her decision to reveal through The New York...
“When you think of bras, you think of Victoria’s Secret,” said Allana Maiden of Richmond, Va. Just not bras for mastectomy survivors, despite the heightened awareness Angelina Jolie brought to the issue last week. The lingerie...
McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceI never liked Angelina Jolie. She's too wide in the mouth, too thin in the waist, too in-your-face with her three adopted-from-around-the-world kids plus three more for whom she likely has a nanny and a chef. I have questioned her humanitarian work,...
Four days after her April 27 breast reconstruction, the third and final surgery aimed at sparing her an early death from breast cancer, Angelina Jolie was in good spirits at home. Upon paying a house call, her surgeon, Dr. Kristi Funk of the Pink...
Blogging with Bill WhiteMy column Saturday was about actress Angelina Jolie's decision to have both her breasts removed and the fact that my wife, a breast cancer survivor, had her remaining healthy breast and ovaries removed 11 years ago for much the same......
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Britain launched a research program on Monday that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to the kind of genetic analysis that led Hollywood star Angelina Jolie to decide to undergo a double mastectomy. The project,...
El Paso Times, TexasEl Pasoan Alice Chavez knows what it's like to be Angelina Jolie. At least when it comes to her health. Like, Jolie, Chavez has undergone a double mastectomy. She had cancer in her left breast, and a risk of cancer in the still-healthy one. "In...
The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M.For More Information Those interested in more information about the BRCA mutation can contact the San Juan Regional Medical Center's Cancer Navigator at 505-609-6259. Additional information about support and resources available to those diagnosed with...
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