SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - When Angelina Jolie announced to the world that she had undergone a double mastectomy to decrease her cancer risk, she said the decision to have the surgery wasn't easy. However, Jolie also stressed it's a decision she's happy she made.
In the above video, News 8's Alicia Summers shares the stories of some local women who have been faced with a similar choice.
These women are both breast cancer survivors and they both agree that Jolie did a great thing by publicly talking about her double mastectomy. They say it shows she wants to help other women who are faced with this tough decision as well.