Angelina Jolie's announcement that she has undergone a preventative double mastectomy has inspired other women to take control.
A survey by market research company YouGov reveals seven out of 10 British women would have the procedure if tests showed they had a high chance of developing breast cancer.
On Tuesday, the Tomb Raider beauty announced in a New York Times piece that she had undergone a double mastectomy as a preventive measure against breast cancer.
Jolie said that doctors estimated that she "had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer" due to a "faulty" gene, BRCA1, which increases cancer risk.
Now 68 percent of women say they would have all natural breast tissue removed and replaced with implants if tests indicated a high probability of developing breast cancer.