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Can Angelina Jolie's Brave Editorial Take Us to Equal Access in Health Care?

Angela Onwuachi-Willig | Posted 07.20.2013 | Women
Angela Onwuachi-Willig

After my sister died from breast cancer three years ago, I asked, during my mammogram, whether I should get tested for the breast cancer gene. I was warned that doing so, particularly if I tested positive for the gene, could mark me as an individual with a so-called pre-existing condition.

Freedom of Choice, Freedom of Privacy

Jamie Lee Curtis | Posted 07.14.2013 | Women
Jamie Lee Curtis

Angelina Jolie's revelation today, done with eloquence and dignity and grace, is remarkable both in its message and its import to the world of women. Pro-action.

Losing Breast Not Always Best For Cancer Patients

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

BARCELONA, Spain — New research suggests that women with gene mutations that predispose them to breast cancer might not pay a huge price in surv...