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Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed After Cancer Scare

Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed After Cancer Scare

Angelina Jolie has revealed she has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed after doctors detected possible signs of cancer.

The Oscar-winning actress has written about the procedure, which she had last week, in an opinion piece in the New York Times entitled Diary of a Surgery.

“It is not possible to remove all risk, and the fact is I remain prone to cancer,” she writes.

She also had a double mastectomy in 2013 after it was found she had the faulty BRCA1 gene, which sharply increased the chance of her developing breast and ovarian cancer. read more

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