More cancer patients following Angelina Jolie's demanding double mastectomy



Women with the early stages of breast cancer are following Angelina Jolie's example and demanding double mastectomies.
The number choosing the operation to remove both breasts has doubled in 10 years ago despite evidence other less aggressive treatment are just as effective.
Hollywood star Angelina went public in 2013 about her double mastectomy after finding out she carried the BRCA1 mutation.
She had the operation because she lost her mother, grandmother and aunt to the disease and feared she was at risk too.
New research by the University of California, San Diego set out to explore why... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 21
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