Items Tagged ‘Reconstructive Surgery’

May 16th, 2017

Half of Breast Cancer Patients Pursue Reconstructive Surgery Without Understanding of Risks


More than half of breast cancer patients (57 percent) undergoing mastectomy lack the necessary medical knowledge to make a high-quality decision about reconstructive surgery that aligns with their personal goals, suggesting a trend toward overtreatment, according to a new study conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, mastectomy, News, Reconstructive Surgery