Genetic Counselors Expect Resurgence of Jolie Effect

Genetic Counselors Expect Resurgence of Jolie Effect

Angelina Jolie Pitt's decision to have her ovaries surgically removed, which the actress and director detailed in The New York Times on March 24, was justified by her family history of breast and ovarian cancer as well as the discovery that she carries a gene mutation...

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Nature: Genetic Counselors Expect Resurgence of Jolie Effect

Nature: Genetic Counselors Expect Resurgence of Jolie Effect

Ellen T. Matloff, My Gene Counsel President and CEO, was featured in Nature last week discussing how misinterpreted results of genetic testing for cancer risk can result in unnecessary surgery. This story follow's Angelina Jolie Pitt's disclosure that she recently...

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