Actress’ impact on genetic testing for breast, ovarian cancer is ‘global and long lasting’
Sept. 18, 2014
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
The so-called Angelina Jolie effect not only is real but has been “global and long lasting,” leading to a twofold increase in the number of women getting genetic testing to help determine their risk for hereditary breast cancer, according to new studies from the United Kingdom and Canada.
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