Dr. Ann Partridge http://wrvo.org en The difficult decision of having a preventative mastectomy http://wrvo.org/post/difficult-decision-having-preventative-mastectomy <p>Last month, when actress <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/opinion/my-medical-choice.html?_r=0">Angelina Jolie announced that she decided to undergo surgery</a> to have her breasts removed to reduce her chances of developing breast cancer, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/05/15/184132970/jolies-double-mastectomy-shines-light-on-preventing-cancer">public attention has been focused on prophylactic mastectomies,</a> a procedure which has increased in popularity in recent years.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview about prophylactic mastectomies.</strong></p><p> Sun, 02 Jun 2013 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 38758 at http://wrvo.org The difficult decision of having a preventative mastectomy