15 May 2013, 13:45

Jolie double mastectomy raises questions about practicality of genetic testing for cancer risk

Jolie double mastectomy raises questions about practicality of genetic testing for cancer risk

WASHINGTON -- Angelina Jolie recently revealed in a NYT Op-Ed that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy after undergoing gene testing that indicated she had a strong disposition towards developing cancer. Should the average woman be getting her genes tested?

Voice of Russia's Crystal Park spoke with Gail Hurt, Associate Director of the Hereditary Cancer Program at Wake Forest University:

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