There has been a rise in women requesting to undergo a mastectomy as a preventative measure after being diagnosed with breast cancer, according to a surgeon at a private clinic. Professor Kefah Mokbel at the London Breast Institute says that more women have asked for the surgery to reduce their risk of breast cancer reoccurring since the news of Angelina Jolie undergoing the procedure, even though they are not in the same high-risk category as the Hollywood star.
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