The Jolie Effect: Who Should Get a Preemptive Mastectomy?

  When the New York Times famously published the Angelina Jolie-penned op-ed “My Medical Choice” on May 14, 2013, the actress/director/humanitarian’s admission that she underwent an elective double mastectomy came as a shock to many of her fans around the world. As Jolie told it, she underwent genetic testing for the BRCA1 gene following the untimely loss of her mother, … Read More