Angelina Jolie Mastectomy Sparks Health News

Angelina Jolie revealed her BRCA Test and the double mastectomy decision.  As a result of genetic testing BRCA, she decided that it would be best to have the double mastectomy.  Her mother had died at an early age of ovarian cancer.  Her BRCA test results showed that she had an elevated risk for breast cancer.

If you would like to learn more about the Genetic Testing, there are several websites that give great information.

Cancer.Gov   National Cancer Institute. Give real good details and fact sheets.

We have posted a video which explains the BRCA Gene. Very informative from Video.