Breast Cancer, Risk And Women's Imperfect Choices

May 15, 2013
Originally published on May 16, 2013 11:53 am

Just about anything that Angelina Jolie does is pretty much guaranteed to make news. But her announcement that she had decided on a preventive double mastectomy to reduce her unusually high risk of cancer sparked an outpouring of passionate comment on breast cancer prevention and treatment.

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