Actress Angelina Jolie’s revelation this week that she underwent a prophylactic double mastectomy has resulted in lots of discussion around her decision and the gene mutation at the heart of it.
Learn more about the BRCA1 gene by consulting the latest edition of Holland Frei Cancer medicine, available to Mohawk users in e-book format. Angelina and her physicians might also have consulted this systematic review from the Cochrane Collaboration. A tough decision, indeed. If you were in Angelina’s position, what would you do?