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The data indicated that bilateral prophylactic mastectomy reduces the risk of breast cancer by approximately 90%.
In women who do have a genetic predisposition for breast cancer, we, at the Breast Centre, Llandough Hospital, do offer counselling and the options of wait and watch or bilateral prophylactic mastectomy.
Efficacy of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation carriers.
Vowing not to let the disease strike her, as it had three generations of women before her, she opted to have a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy.
In fact, the only intervention of greater preventive efficacy in breast cancer is bilateral prophylactic mastectomy In addition, the safety profiles of these two agents are excellent.
Given that she was going to need surgery to repair the damage to her breast anyway, a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy (a preventive double mastectomy) became a legitimate consideration.
This has coincided with increased rates of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy (BPM) for genetic predisposition.
SAN ANTONIO -- Long-term satisfaction with the decision to undergo bilateral prophylactic mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction is often diminished by unanticipated changes in body image and the sexual relationship, Paula J.
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.

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