Two years later “The Angelina Effect” continues to influence critical decisions among women with breast cancer.
Regardless of breast density, routine mammography remains the most important imaging exam to screen for breast cancer.
Mutations in these two genes are responsible for about five percent of all cases of breast cancers and approximately 20 to 25 percent of all hereditary breast cancers.
Trusting her own body and talking with her doctors about symptoms that didn’t go away helped Nadja partner with her care team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to catch and treat her ovarian cancer early.
Some surgeons and oncologists are calling this the ‘Angelina Jolie’ effect.
Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
The president of Simmons College talks about her fight with breast cancer.
A Lynn woman says watching Angelina Jolie go public with her decision to remove her breasts and ovaries empowers her.
Biopsy specialists frequently misdiagnose breast tissue, potentially leading to too-aggressive treatment for some women and under-treatment for others, a study suggests.
Lahey Medical Center is the only hospital in Massachusetts offering intraoperative radiation therapy.