Angelina jolie

She enpowered me this morning. The most gorgeous woman in the world .

If anyone’s been reading about Angelina’s decision to have a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer (see her article in the New York Times here http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/opinion/my-medical-choice.html?\_r=0) and wants to read more about breast cancer in families, genetic factors and risk-reducing surgery, here are some links to information.

Breast cancer in families: Search Results | Breast Cancer Now

Breast cancer in families booklet www2.breastcancercare.org.uk/publications/worried-about-breast-cancer/breast-cancer-families-bcc32

Family history assessment Search Results | Breast Cancer Now

Risk-reducing surgery Search Results | Breast Cancer Now

Our helpline is also open if you’d like to talk about it - call 0808 800 6000.

Carolina, she inspired me too this morning. I have been struggling with this very decision myself and hearing this news has helped.