The Angelina Jolie Effect

2019-07-19T14:58:14-07:00Categories: Women's Health|Tags: , , |

There’s a well known public health phenomenon whereby a celebrity’s very personal journey through a health scare or cancer diagnosis becomes publicized, which subsequently raises awareness of that particular condition. Katie Couric raised awareness about colon cancer. At least acutely, everyone started getting their screening colonoscopies. Farah Fawcett’s battle with anal cancer got [...]