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(Reasonable) Fear Prompts “Extra” Mastectomy Decisions – An Opinion

A study was recently published evaluating the reasons why women diagnosed with breast cancer might undergo a contralateral prophylactic mastectomy.1 First, some definitions: –       Mastectomy – removal of the entire breast –       Prophylactic mastectomy – removal of a breast that does not have cancer –       Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) – removal of the breast that […]

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Highlights from the 2014 Society of Surgical Oncology Meeting
On: Mar 18, 2014
By: DrAttai

Storify by Dr. Deanna Attai Mon, Mar 17 2014 20:06:27 Highlights from the 2014 Society of Surgical Oncology Meeting Add to story or collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email Alicia C. Staley@stales And…. welcome to Monday night! #bcsm Mon, Mar 17 2014 18:00:31 ReplyRetweetFavorite Add […]

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San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Highlights by Dr. Julie Gralow

The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is the largest scientific meeting devoted to breast cancer, attracting national and international attention. It is attended by clinicians, researchers and advocates. “The Symposium aims to achieve a balance of clinical, translational, and basic research, providing a forum for interaction, communication, and education for a broad spectrum of researchers, […]

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