Why the Angelina Effect Is at Odds With New Guidelines

by jeeg 27. December 2013 02:49
  It's official. The "Angelina Effect" that prompted many women to undergo genetic testing for the breast cancer gene isn't always such a good thing. Actress Angelina Jolie shocked the world last May when she revealed that she'd undergone a preventive double mastectomy after learning th... [More]

Jolie’s double mastectomy highlights Supreme Court 'cancer gene' patent battle

by jeeg 14. May 2013 23:46
Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy revelation had the unintended side-effect of boosting the share price for the biotech firm that owns the patent to her “breast cancer gene,” highlighting an ongoing US Supreme Court battle over the right to patent life. On Monday, Jolie tol... [More]
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