Thanks to Angelina Jolie and other cultural forces, many American women are now aware of the BRCA test. But they're still unaware of the genetic counseling that should come with it.
But some questions still remain unanswered.
Angelina Jolie's op-ed about her decision to undergo a double mastectomy will inspire women to consider preventive surgeries, but it neglects to mention the controversial politics behind the test that uncovered her risk for breast cancer.
Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy was a tough one, but it was her decision to make. What would you have done in the same situation? And is there even a "same situation," when different doctors might offer different approximations of your chances of developing breast cancer?