double mastectomy

File photo of Angelina Jolie (Photo Credit: ALASTAIR GRANT/AFP/Getty Images)

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 05/14/13: Angelina Jolie, Wayne Allen Root, And The IRS

Angelina Jolie has revealed she recently had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she has a “faulty” gene that gave her an 87 percent risk of developing breast cancer.


Miss Maryland Allyn Rose builds bikes for children of the troops at Pier 88 on May 26, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for USO of Metropolitan New York)

Miss America Contestant To Undergo Double Mastectomy Following Pageant

Win or lose Saturday, Miss America contestant Allyn Rose will have conveyed a message about breast cancer prevention using her primary tool as a beauty queen: her body.