Testing all women aged over 30 for 'Jolie gene' could prevent 80,000 breast and ovarian cancer cases

This works out at roughly 2 per cent of breast and 3 per cent of ovarian cancer cases being prevented every year. In all, 27,000 cancer deaths would be prevented. The blood tests cost £175 each but the ... risk after her mother died of ovarian cancer ...

Breast cancer once killed far more black women than white women in Chicago. Here’s how that changed

CHICAGO — Every June, without fail ... It cost her a breast, but she refuses to complain, considering how often black women like herself die of breast cancer each year. "Yeah, I lost a breast," Walker said. "But what's a breast if you're gonna live?