Angelina Jolie's preventive double mastectomy is the biggest news story of the week, and Time speculates that it may help transform women's health.
The 37-year-old actress, on the cover of the magazine's new issue, looks ethereal and pensive in a black-and-white profile shot, with the big question:
What will the "Angelina Effect" be on other women?
A little over the top? Maybe. But Time points indisputably that Angelina Jolie's decision to have elective surgery puts "genetic testing in the spotlight."
The star tested positive for the "faulty" BRCA1 gene, indicating that her likelihood for developing breast or ovarian cancer was extremely high.