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Should Angelina Jolie gotten a double mastectomy based on genetic testing?

Dr. Robin Miller, MD
Internal Medicine
Actress Angelina Jolie chose to have a double masectomy based on the results of a genetic test that showed she was at higher risk for breast and ovarian cancer. In this video, Robin Miller, MD, advises if and when a woman should get the gene test.

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