Angelina Jolie Removes Ovaries After Doctors Detect Early Signs of Cancer

Published On March 24, 2015 | By Morgan Ryan | Entertainment News

Two years after she underwent a double mastectomy to cut her cancer risk, actress and U.S. envoy Angelina Jolie has had surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes for the same reason, she wrote in the New York Times Tuesday.

Jolie says she had the procedure done last week. She still has her uterus, adding that uterine cancer does not run in her family. Her grandmother, mother and aunt died of cancer.

She says she will look for ways to strengthen her immune system to prevent cancers.

Her husband, Brad Pitt, was in France and was flying to the U.S.

 

Here is her article from the NEW YORK TIMES.

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