After already undergoing a double mastectomy, Angelina Jolie has gone through another cancer scare, which led to her decision to have her ovaries removed.

Daily Mail – Two years after Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy to prevent the onset of breast cancer, the actress has revealed that she has since had her ovaries removed due to a second health scare.

The 39-year-old Maleficent star published a lengthy opinion piece, titled Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary Of A Surgery in the New York Times on Monday explaining her decision.

Her revelation comes as Brad Pitt was seen comforting his wife at Shiloh and Zahara’s soccer match. It’s now clear the couple’s affection came during Angelina’s agonizing wait to establish whether she had cancer – a fear which ultimately prompted her to have surgery.

With her ovaries and Fallopian tubes now gone, the mother-of-six has entered early menopause and will not be able to have any more children, she writes in her candid, deeply personal essay.

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