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Prophylactic Mastectomy: Why Remove A Healthy Breast?

By Eleni Tousimis, M.D.
Eleni Tousimis, M.D.,

New research out of Wake Forest Medical Center, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, revealed an interesting trend: Women diagnosed with breast cancer were choosing to have not only the affected breast removed, but also the normal, healthy one — even when they did not carry the gene for developing breast cancer

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