Angelina Jolie’s Decision to Have Her Ovaries Removed

In a recent New York Times op-ed, actress Angelina Jolie discussed her decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to reduce her risk for developing ovarian cancer. OB-GYN Dr. Jennifer Ashton explains how the procedure is performed and emphasizes the importance of genetic testing for patients with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer.

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