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Actress Angelina Jolie has prompted a national discussion about breast cancer prevention. (AFP/Getty Images)

Breast Cancer, Risk And Women's Imperfect Choices

by Lydia Zuraw
May 15, 2013

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Just about anything that Angelina Jolie does is pretty much guaranteed to make news. But her announcement that she had decided on a preventive double mastectomy to reduce her unusually high risk of cancer sparked an outpouring of passionate comment on breast cancer prevention and treatment.

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