Study: Double mastectomy doesn't boost survival for most




 
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September 2nd, 2014  
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Topic: Study: Double mastectomy doesn't boost survival for most


Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumor, a large study suggests. The results raise concerns about riskier, potentially unnecessary operations that increasing numbers of women are choosing.




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