CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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(Studio: Jon LaPook) The difficult decision for many women on whether to have a mastectomy because they have the BRCA1 gene that increases the risk of breast & ovarian cancer examined; details given about actress Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy; animation shown. [With Bob Simon on “60 Minutes,” JOLIE – talks about her mother.] [Maimonides Medical Center Dr. Patrick BORGEN- comments on Jolie’s procedure.] [BRCA1 carrier Judith GOMBERG- says she was living in the shadow of cancer.]
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