Celebrity Survivors of Breast Cancer

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie, famous American actress and Academy Award winner, announced in an editorial for the New York Times that doctors told her she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer because of a certain gene she was carrying. Shortly after that, Jolie underwent a preventative double mastectomy.

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January 9, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014