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VIDEO: Complications increase with bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:08pm
SAN FRANCISCO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Women undergoing mastectomy and breast reconstruction for the treatment of breast cancer are more likely to develop perioperative complications if they opt for prophylactic mastectomy of the other breast at the same time, a study of 18,229 cases found.

Risk factors identified for occult cancers found at risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 3:35pm
Older, postmenopausal women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations and abnormal baseline tests were most likely to have occult cancers at risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy, investigators reported online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.