Surgery to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

A fact sheet that describes mastectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy, two surgeries that may be used to reduce breast cancer risk in women at very high risk, and nonsurgical options.

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  • Syndication ID: 1736
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Friday, December 06, 2013 at 03:00 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Monday, August 05, 2019 at 07:41 PM


General: cancer prevention risk reduce breast ovarian surgery reconstruction mastectomy BRCA1 BRCA2 prophylactic subcutaneous 7.5 contralateral oophorectomy PTEN TP53 ovary risk-reducing

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