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Angelina Jolie Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie Pitt Empowers Women to Make Health Decisions

Samantha Golkin | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Samantha Golkin

These stories have done more than just educate and inspire women to take their lives into their own hands; they have been the catalyst that has ignited and continues to ignite social and governmental change.

Angelina Jolie Opens Up About Life After A Double Mastectomy

Posted 03.05.2014 | Celebrity

Angelina Jolie still manages to look gorgeous even as Maleficent -- one of Disney's most gloriously evil characters -- on the cover of the March 14 is...

How to Build a Boob: What to Consider With Breast Reconstruction

Lisa Masters | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Lisa Masters

I survived Stage III breast cancer at the age of 46, but then developed infection after infection while trying to rebuild my breasts.

Angelina Jolie Joins Brad Pitt On Red Carpet

Posted 07.31.2013 | Celebrity

Angelina Jolie joined Brad Pitt on the red carpet at the premiere of "World War Z" in Japan on Monday (July 29). The mom-of-six, who recently under...

Salma Hayek: I Would Get A Double Mastectomy

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

It’s no secret that, apart from her talent, Salma Hayek has a curvaceous figure many in Hollywood envy. Still, the Mexican beauty confessed that she...

Breast Cancer Scares and the Single Mom

Pauline Gaines | Posted 08.05.2013 | Divorce
Pauline Gaines

Cancer is kind to no one, but it's even less kind to single parents, who must wrangle jobs, medical treatments, and child-raising alone.

The 'Angelina Effect' in Four Charts

Brian Reid | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Reid

Angelina provides an interesting look into how the famous can drive conversations about health. She is a celebrity of status, and her story is both dramatic and complicated.

Angelina Jolie Makes First Red Carpet Appearance After Double Mastectomy

Posted 06.03.2013 | Celebrity

Angelina Jolie was glowing on the red carpet today (June 2) as she made her first public appearance since revealing her decision to undergo a double m...

Genetic Testing and the Fight for a Cure

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 07.31.2013 | Women
Rep. Louise Slaughter

Prior to the passage of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, women who suspected they might be at risk for hereditary breast cancer were often advised not to undergo genetic testing because they could lose their job, health insurance or both if the test confirmed they were at risk.

Angelina Jolie: Genetics or Lifestyle -- What Is Most Important?

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Blumenthal

Many individuals in the medical profession chalk disease up to genetics. And that is fair. Genetics play a big role. Yet studies continue to show that our lifestyle choices, although not 100 percent foolproof, play a huge role in making our genes for disease present themselves.

Inside Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy

People | Posted 07.18.2013 | Celebrity

She was facing down the most frightening challenge of her life, but on Valentine's Day of this year, Angelina Jolie was focused on nothing more than d...

Celebrity Week In Review: Angelina's Double Mastectomy & More News

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 05.18.2013 | Celebrity

It's been a surprising week in celebrity news as A-list actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie revealed big news. In an op-ed for The New York Tim...

Thank You, Angelina Jolie

Elizabeth Swisher, M.D. | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Swisher, M.D.

I admire Angelina for taking the unselfish view that she will do whatever it takes to be sure she will be around to parent her children. And I commend Angelina for making her decision public and thereby supporting other women who face an increased cancer risk.

The Sexiest Woman in the World Had a Bilateral Mastectomy? Really?

Jennifer Merschdorf | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Merschdorf

I hope all of us use this news as an opportunity to encourage people to learn and ask questions about their own family cancer history and raise awareness that young women can and do get breast cancer.

Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy Makes Me Want to Do Porn

Helen Hong | Posted 07.16.2013 | Comedy
Helen Hong

Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy makes me want to do porn. She sort of already had that affect on me, being so stunningly sexy that I would enthusiastically go full tilt lesbian for her.

If Reconstructed Breasts Are Good Enough for Brad, They Should Be Good Enough for You

Lauren Cahn | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

The fact that she made the announcement at all is significant. She could have kept her health issues private, just as she had done for the past several months. If and when the media learned of her surgery, she could have refused to comment.

The Powerful Message Within Angelina Jolie's Announcement

Marlo Thomas | Posted 07.16.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

I was as stunned as everyone else by Angelina Jolie's revelation on Tuesday that she'd had a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer. That's not only because one of the most famous women in the world had managed to keep such a dramatic secret under wraps for so long (although that is pretty amazing).

Time Magazine's Angelina Jolie Cover (PHOTO)

Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

Angelina Jolie's revelation that she had a double mastectomy is front and center in the latest issue of Time. The magazine put the actress on its ...

LOOK: The Worst Twitter Responses To Angelina Jolie's Preventative Mastectomy

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women

On Tuesday, Angelina Jolie wrote a New York Times op-ed on her decision to get a preventative double mastectomy after learning she had an 87 percent r...

Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy Revelation Will Save Women's Lives

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 07.15.2013 | Celebrity
Bonnie Fuller

Angelina Jolie, you could have decided to be totally private about undergoing a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgeries. But that is not the woman you are.

The Shocking Way Jon Voight Learned Of Angelina Jolie's Surgery

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.15.2013 | Celebrity

Jon Voight learned Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy after reading about it online. The 74-year-old actor did not know his daughter had...

Jillian Berman

Angelina Jolie Op-Ed Could Fuel 'Epidemic' Of Women Asking For Surgery, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

Angelina Jolie’s revelation that she had a drastic double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer may inspire other women to have similar sur...

Brad Pitt Responds To Angelina Jolie's Mastectomy Decision

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.15.2013 | Celebrity

Brad Pitt called his fiancee Angelina Jolie "heroic" for electing to get a preventative double mastectomy in order to lower her risk of getting cancer...

LOOK: Women Respond To Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 05.14.2013 | Women

On Tuesday, Angelina Jolie penned a piece in The New York Times called "My Medical Choice" in which she detailed her decision to have a preventative d...

Angelina Jolies Opens Up About Her Double Mastectomy

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.14.2013 | Celebrity

Angelina Jolie opened up about her choice to have a preventative double mastectomy in an op-ed for The New York Times, revealing that she decided to u...