Double Mastectomy Just the Beginning for Jolie

People magazine reports the star will also have surgery to remove her ovaries.
2:54 | 05/15/13

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Let's turn now to -- latest on that dramatic revelation from Angelina Jolie Brad Pitt speaking out for the first time as we learn more. About Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy how she managed to keep it secret and the neck surgery she needs. -- -- -- here with all the details good morning Paula. Good morning yard and -- hinted that C -- -- -- reconstructive surgery we're just the start leading the door and conversation open. For her next challenge which we now know. And this morning exclusive new details from People Magazine that Angelina Jolie's -- double mastectomy was just to -- -- Sources tell people. -- she will have surgery to remove her ovaries and she will do it as soon as she possibly can. -- is mother battled both breast and ovarian cancer succumbing to the disease at the age of 56 after a ten year battle. Her maternal grandmother also suffered from ovarian cancer. Julie's doctor said she had a 54%. Chance of developing it. Her fiance Brad Pitt telling USA today it was really important to her to share her story and that others would understand. It doesn't have to be a scary thing he went on to call her decision heroic doctor Kristi funk of the pink Lotus breast center -- Jolie's treat. Meant we hope that the only -- she is raising around the world. Wolf save countless lives throughout the months long mastectomies and reconstructive process Jolie appeared. Anything but scared this violence can be prevented. And it must be confronted. We've learned it all began with her first surgery February 2 but always have -- -- she's photographed taking the twins to the natural history museum with Brad. Only two days before doctors remove breast tissue and then in March she travels to the Congo on a humanitarian trip. And here she was on April 11 in London at the G-8 summit. -- -- women's rights and humanitarian issues just sixteen days before finishing her treatment. She doesn't even have a publicist. So you tell your husband you tell your doctor. You tell your manager may -- your agent and that's here and those people keep the secret. On the pink Lotus breast center web site -- -- detailed every decision she and Angelina made about her treatment reflecting on the day she visited and deleted confirmed our biggest hope. All of the breast tissues was -- I was pleased to find her not only in good spirits with bountiful energy. But with two walls at her house covered with freshly assembled story boards for the next project she is directing. Now Brad Pitt and they kids reportedly and trying to make their recovery fund for the entire family. Setting up their own -- post op recovery area but the big question. When it will the power couple ever get married of course Brad Pitt just wrapped his latest film so that -- -- out -- find -- I now.

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