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More than the 'Angelina Jolie Effect': BRCA testing spikes among breast cancer patients

Search for gene mutations began rising before actress revealed surgeries; better insurance coverage, access cited by experts
Hutch News - February 11, 2016

Testing without context

Nearly two-thirds of women who get tested for BRCA mutations don’t receive genetic counseling first
Hutch News - October 01, 2015

Angelina Jolie Pitt reveals she had ovaries removed

The actress has the BRCA1 mutation, which puts her at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer
Hutch News - March 24, 2015
Last Modified, August 15, 2019