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Double mastectomy influenced by media coverage of celebs with breast cancer
From 2000 to 2012, 17 celebrities publicly disclosed their breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Researchers from the University of Michigan analyzed 727 articles from major U.S. print publications that covered these celebrity diagnoses. Four ... [...]
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Celebrity Effect May Influence Double Mastectomy Rise
Over the past several years, there's been increased media coverage of high-profile celebrities such as Angelina Jolie and Christina Applegate disclosing their breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, says Dr. Michael Sabel, chief of surgical oncology at ... [...]
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Double mastectomies for breast cancer tripled in last decade
For the study, published in the Annals of Surgery, researchers identified 496,488 women in the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results registry diagnosed between 1998 and 2012 with stage 1 to stage 3 breast cancer, analyzing their surgical choice ... [...]
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Double Mastectomy Surgery For Breast Cancer On The Rise
There are three types of surgeries women who are diagnosed with breast cancer may undergo as part of their treatment: Breast Conserving Surgery, Breast Conservation Surgery or Segmental Mastectomy–Less radical surgery that removes the cancer and ... [...]
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Double mastectomies for breast cancer tripled in 10 years
Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer undergo surgery as part of their treatment. There are three types: breast-conserving surgery, such as lumpectomy or partial mastectomy; unilateral mastectomy, which removes the entire breast affected by ... [...]
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Double mastectomies for breast cancer have tripled in the past 10 years
Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer undergo surgery as part of their treatment. There are three types: breast-conserving surgery, such as lumpectomy or partial mastectomy; unilateral mastectomy, which removes the entire breast affected by ... [...]
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Double Mastectomy Slightly Improves Breast Cancer Patients' Quality Of Life …
Researchers from the Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) cited 11.2 percent of women who elect mastectomy for unilateral breast cancer — that's cancer in a single breast — opt to also have the other, healthy breast removed. This is formally known as a ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Rates Remain Constant, But Preventive Double Mastectomy Is On …
Annie-Claude Gomont, a woman suffering from breast cancer, waits for her surgery at the one-day surgery department of the French hospital Institut Curie specializing in cancer treatment, on November 4, 2014 in Paris. Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images. [...]
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Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy: Women have new options for breast cancer …
CHICAGO — Treating breast cancer almost always involves surgery, and for years the choice was just having the lump or the whole breast removed. Now, new ... Skin and nipples increasingly are being preserved for more natural results. Some doctors are ... [...]
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