The procedure leaves some breast tissue behind and is not recognised by national guidelines, because of the greater risk of cancer recurring
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Très Jolie: Angelina named the highest-paid actress by Forbes despite not appearing in a movie for three years
Tuesday 30 July 2013
She might not have been seen in a film for three years, but Angelina Jolie is Hollywood's highest-paid actress with estimated earnings of $33 million in the last year, according to Forbes.
Monday 08 July 2013
Teresa Heinz Kerry, 74, became ill during a family holiday in Nantucket, Massachusetts
Monday 01 July 2013
Women who work long-term night-shift jobs – including nurses, cleaners, care workers and call-centre handlers – are twice as likely to develop breast cancer as those who do normal hours, research suggests.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Rates were higher than expected for both sexes in the north of England
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Women with a family history of the disease will be able to get tamoxifen and raloxifene on the NHS
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Landmark research looked at evidence dating back four decades
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Challenge should last about 55-65 hours, raising money for cancer research
A picture of health: Angelina Jolie and fiancée Brad Pitt make first public appearance since double mastectomy news at World War Z London premiere
Monday 03 June 2013
Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance last night after revealing in May that she had undergone a preventative double mastectomy.
Taking breast cancer drug tamoxifen for ten years instead of five halves risk of dying from the disease, doctors say
Sunday 02 June 2013
The gold standard for treating breast cancer which has held sway for twenty years is expected to change following results showing that death rates can be slashed further by extending drug therapy for longer.
World War Z: Angelina Jolie to make first red carpet appearance since going public about double-mastectomy
Friday 31 May 2013
Angelina Jolie could this weekend put in her first red carpet appearance since she revealed she has had a double mastectomy, accompanying Brad Pitt.
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Death sentence for baby-killer
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
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