BOSTON (WHDH) — After learning, through genetic testing, that she carries that "faulty" BRCA1 gene and had an 87 percent chance of getting the disease herself, Angelina Jolie underwent a double-mastectomy.

Jolie wrote that she made the choice with thoughts of her six children after watching her own mother, actress Marcheline Bertrand, die too young from cancer.

7News Wants to Know: What do you think? If genetic testing gave you a high chance of getting the disease – would you be willing to undergo a double mastectomy to decrease your risk of cancer?

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