Items Tagged ‘Reconstructive Surgery’

May 16th, 2017

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

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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