My Medical Choice vs. Health Care Reality

"My Medical Choice", is a recent Opinion piece in the New York Times.  It is an article written by Angelina Jolie in which she shares her story about choosing to have a preventative mastectomy.1   Also called a prophylactic mastectomy, she chose to have this surgery because she was diagnosed with the BRCA1 gene.  She's speaking out about this to spread her story in hopes that she may encourage other women be proactive. "Today it is possible to find out through a blood test whether you are highly susceptible to breast and ovarian cancer, and then take action."  -Angelina ...more