contralateral prophylactic mastectomy & survival
Spring 2010 : Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and Survival
Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and Survival
MD Anderson researchers have found a correlation between contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (the removal of both the healthy and cancerous breasts) and survival for a select group of breast cancer patients. Their research should offer concrete data to both the women making this often agonizing decision and the physicians responsible for their care.
Guests: Isabelle Bedrosian, M.D., and George Chang, M.D.
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