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Angelina Jolie first announced that she had a double mastectomy in an OpEd for the New York Times in May of 2013. Her decision to undergo surgery, she explained, came after genetic testing revealed that she had BRCA gene-mutation, giving her an 87% chance of developing breast cancer.(Credit: AP)

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Celebrities who have had double mastectomies

These celebrities have had double mastectomies for many reasons including preventive measures, cancer diagnoses and misdiagnoses.