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Experts: Being proactive with breast cancer not to be taken lightly

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In a New York Times op-ed piece splashed all over social media Tuesday, actress Angelina Jolie revealed that earlier this year she had a preventative double mastectomy after discovering she carried a “faulty” gene that greatly increases the risk of breast cancer. Jolie, whose mother died of ovarian cancer at age 56, said she shared her story in hopes that other women could benefit from her experience. Local medical experts and others who work with ...

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