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Did Angelina Jolie Increase Breast Cancer Awareness? A Study Says Maybe Not
December 20, 2013

Remember when Angelina Jolie decided to have a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer? The Hollywood star revealed her experience in The New York Times in May.

Her story got a lot of people talking about preventive mastectomies. But it didn't do much to increase people's understanding of breast cancer risk. a study found.

Read more: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/12/20/255558059/angelina-didnt-help-educate-people-about-breast-cancer-risk

 

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