It's been proven that if a woman has a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer, she is at higher risk of developing the disease.
This has led Angelina Jolie to take one more step to reduce her risks of getting cancer.
In a recent
Jolie announced she had both her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed.
In 2013, she had a preventive double mastectomy performed.
The actress' her mother, grandmother and aunt all died from cancer.