Angelina Jolie’s News Inspiring Others

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local women are taking Angelina Jolie’s recent announcement to heart. Since the star spoke publicly about her decision to have a double mastectomy, a local hospital is getting four times as many calls about genetic testing. Jolie made the decision, after tests showed she carried the BRCA I gene. That mutation gives … Continue reading »

Angelina Jolie Reveals Double Mastectomy

MEDFORD, Ore. — Many women are reacting to the news that a Hollywood icon has undergone a double mastectomy in the hopes of preventing breast cancer. Dr. Margo Herron is the only female plastic surgeon in the Rogue Valley and practices at the Elizabeth Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Ashland. She shares her … Continue reading »