Angelina Jolie beats breast cancer – before she even gets it

Angelina Jolie revealed today in a New York Times op-ed that she underwent a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer from 87% to just 5%. Debra Oleskiewicz of the Advocate Christ Cancer Center in Oak Lawn talks to Johnny about the genetics of breast cancer and the blood tests that can help detect it.

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Angelina Jolie at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards show at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, January 29, 2012. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)



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