Though these types of decisions aren’t to be made lightly or rashly, it’s an important sign of the times in healthcare. Now, women have an increasing amount of choices when it comes to their health and deciding what’s best for them – a far cry from decades before. In fact, Jolie spoke specifically to that sentiment in her op-ed piece saying, “It is not easy to make these decisions. But it is possible to take control and tackle head-on any health issue. You can seek advice, learn about the options and make choices that are right for you. Knowledge is power” – and we couldn’t agree more!