Angelina Jolie – wise call or insanity?

Angelina was advised by her doctors that because she had been identified as having a mutated BRCA1 gene she stood an 87% risk of getting breast cancer.  If she were to elect to have a bilateral mastectomy she was advised this would drop to <5%.  Given these statistics it’s not surprising that she opted to go with surgery.

However digging a little deeper we find that this figure of 87% comes from the company that created the test designed for identifying the BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutated genes and who stand to make millions from this latest spate of publicity.

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Author: CA Care

In obedience to God's will and counting on His mercies and blessings, and driven by the desire to care for one another, we seek to provide help, direction and relief to those who suffer from cancer.

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