NC State research shows that media attention in 2013 about Angelina Jolie’s positive test for BRCA1, a gene associated with an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancers, and her subsequently double mastectomy did influence some women’s intentions to seek out similar genetic testing. Kami Kosenko, communication, featured.
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