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The case of the patented genes
Washington Post Writers Group
May 29, 2013, 5 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Angelina Jolie’s genes threatened to kill her. But, for the time being anyway, she doesn’t own them. Jolie revealed last week that she chose to undergo a double mastectomy after testing positive for the BRCA1 mutation.