Ladies, how far will you go to prevent yourself from getting Breast cancer?
Actress Angelina Jolie wasn’t willing to take any chances which is why she decided to go under the knife to protect herself.
Jolie revealed that she underwent a double mastectomy procedure in order to minimize her risk of breast cancer. According to an article in the in the New York Times written by the actress, she said doctors estimated that she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer.
The 37 year old actress completed the 3 months of medical procedures on April 27th and said she will continue to document her experience, on the website for the Pink Lotus Breast Center, where she’s still being treated.
The PLBC has treated stars like Sheryl Crow and Shannon Tweed.
Jolie wrote: “I am fortunate to have a partner, Brad Pitt, who is so loving and supportive.”
She continued: “For any woman reading this, I hope it helps you to know you have options.”
Ladies what would you have done if you or a close family member had the same issue, leave a comment ?