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What Jolie’s declaration means for women


Angelina Jolie revealed that she had her fallopian tubes and ovaries removed as a preventative measure to lower the risk of cancer. But what are the real-world consequences of such a public and very privileged figure talking about an issue that effects women of varying backgrounds? Msnbc reporter Irin Carmon, Dr. Aletha Maybank from the New York City Health Department and More magazine’s Jennifer Braunschweiger join to discuss.