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High Risk Breast Cancer Patients Benefit from Preemptive Mastectomy

Posted September 02, 2010 By: The Office of Birmingham Specialists

Breast Reconstruction

A new study of women with the “breast cancer gene ” (BRCA1 & BRCA2) confirms that pre-emptive surgery to remove the breasts and ovaries in women with BRCA genes can sharply reduce the risk of contracting cancer and dying.