Scripps Doctor and Patient Share Reactions to Angelina Jolie News

Local TV news outlets seek Scripps' perspective on preventive surgery

From left, San Diego 6 anchor Heather Myers and Scripps cancer survivor Michelle Fernandez

From left, San Diego 6 anchor Heather Myers and Scripps cancer survivor Michelle Fernandez

San Diego news outlets sought Scripps’ reaction to the recent announcement that actress Angelina Jolie had surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes to lower her risk of developing cancer. Scripps medical oncologist Marin Xavier, MD, spoke with KUSI TV News about the risks and benefits of such surgeries. And Scripps breast cancer survivor Michelle Fernandez shared her personal perspectives with San Diego 6 TV News.

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