Efficacy of prophylactic mastectomy
in women with unilate ral breast cancer: a cancer research network project.
Quality of life after contralateral prophylactic mastectomy
in newly diagnosed high-risk breast cancer patients who underwent BRCA1/2 gene testing.
That's like chopping off a finger because you're afraid it might get broken": disease and illness in women's views of prophylactic mastectomy
Now they're learning how to take that knowledge a step further, ensuring the cancer is caught early with advanced screening techniques like MRI, or preventing it altogether with prophylactic mastectomy
In August 2000, I had a prophylactic mastectomy
SAN ANTONIO -- Long-term satisfaction with the decision to undergo bilateral prophylactic mastectomy
with immediate breast reconstruction is frequently diminished by unanticipated changes in body image and the sexual relationship, Paula J.
Potential cases were excluded if they had undergone oophorectomy before their diagnosis of breast cancer or if ovarian cancer was diagnosed before breast cancer; potential controls were excluded if they had had bilateral oophorectomy or bilateral prophylactic mastectomy
before the age at which their matched case received her breast cancer diagnosis.
Other treatment options include raloxifene and bilateral prophylactic mastectomy
Another niece, age 27, elected to have prophylactic mastectomy
after she, too, developed fibrocystic disease.
The remaining cancer was detected on prophylactic mastectomy
(7 mm invasive lobular carcinoma).
Increasing rates of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy
among patients with ductal carcinoma in situ.
has the ability to reduce a woman's risk of developing breast cancer by 90%-95%.