Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie's boon to a small film headed to Cannes

May 15, 2013
Until days ago, 'Decoding Annie Parker' -- a film about a genetic researcher and a cancer patient -- was a low-key production with modest ambitions. Then Angelina Jolie revealed she had the very genetic mutation that stars in the film.
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The cost of Angelina Jolie's cancer testing? More than $4,000

May 14, 2013
Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy is likely to boost demand for a medical test that determines the probability of breast cancer. That test is currently available from just one company, Myriad Genetics, which charges more than $4,000.
Posted In: Angelina Jolie, breast cancer, Myriad, genetic testing, Science