Angelina Jolie's brave medical journey is far from over.
The humanitarian and mother of six revealed on Monday night
that she recently had a preventive double mastectomy after finding out
she carried the BRCA1 gene. Due to this mutated gene, Jolie learned
there was an 87% chance that she would get breast cancer and a 50%
chance she'd develop ovarian cancer.
magazine reports that Jolie, 37, will undergo surgery to remove her
ovaries. Some doctors recommend patients do this before the age of 40 or
when a woman is done having children, though it may trigger early