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Breast Cancer

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  1. Among women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in California, the percentage undergoing a double mastectomy increased substantially between 1998 and 2011, although this procedure was not associated with a lower ... FULL ARTICLE AT News-Medical.net

  2. Double mastectomy 'doesn't boost chance of surviving cancer'

    A study by researchers from Stanford University said the death rate after ten years in almost 200,000 breast cancer patients was the same if they had less invasive lumpectomies. FULL ARTICLE AT The Daily Mail

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Breast cancer. Pink ribbon on a woman's breasts. Concept of medicine and health care

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  1. The results raise concerns about a riskier, potentially unnecessary operation that increasing numbers of women with breast cancer are choosing. FULL ARTICLE AT MSN Health

  2. Health: Study Suggests Breast Cancer Patients With Double Mastectomy Don’t Have Better Survival Rates

    Women are getting potentially unnecessary surgery hoping to guard against breast cancer. New research says it’s happening more and more, but it’s not saving lives. FULL ARTICLE AT CBS Philadelphia

  3. Breast cancer survival rate 'no greater' after double mastectomy despite rise in breast removals

    In a major 13-year study, patients who had lumps removed followed by radiotherapy lived just as long FULL ARTICLE AT Mirror.co.uk

  1. A new study found that double mastectomies don't increase the chance of survival in breast cancer patients with one-sided cancer. Read more FULL ARTICLE AT Columbia Missourian

  2. Free Programs Help Those Battling Breast Cancer

    Going through breast cancer treatments drains your energy levels and takes an emotional and financial toll, but there are programs that can make the difficult time a little bit easier. FULL ARTICLE AT CBSLocal

  3. CHICAGO (AP) — 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 ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News

  4. Double mastectomy for breast cancer 'does not boost survival chances'

    Operation results in same mortality rates as having lumps removed and undergoing radiotherapy, new study findsWomen with breast cancer who opt for a double mastectomy to beat the disease ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer

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Breast cancer (malignant breast neoplasm) is a type of cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk. Cancers originating from ducts are known as ductal carcinomas; those originating from lobules are known as lobular carcinomas. Breast cancer is a disease of humans and other mammals; while the overwhelming... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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