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Angelina Jolie's Gene Mutation And Surgery: Everything You Need To Know!

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Angelina Jolie has been the center of attention the last couple of days for raising awareness for women's health issues when she announced she was having preventative surgeries!

But some people are still a little unclear about all of the medical jargon that has come along with the news, so here are some important facts to help clear up any lingering confusion:

What is a BRCA1 gene?

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Angelina Jolie Will Go Under The Knife One More Time To Have Ovaries Removed!

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angelina jolie will have ovaries remove in preventative surgery

Angelina Jolie is one tough lady!

The actress/ director recently revealed that she was recovering from a double mastectomy she had to reduce her risk of breast cancer. But now it looks like her battle isn't done just yet, as she plans on having another surgery to have her ovaries removed.

Apparently the same, defective BRCA1 gene that led to her last operation also puts her at a 50% risk to develop ovarian cancer. Well Angie didn't like those odds and decided to go under the knife one more time!

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