Many women suffering from breast cancer choose to have a double mastectomy, a surgery that removes both breasts. But a new study shows it may not be resulting in fewer deaths. The study involved nearly 200,000 California patients who were followed for several years.
It’s a tough decision that comes after a tough diagnosis. Women diagnosed with breast cancer must decide whether to have a lumpectomy, or a mastectomy.
When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, choosing a course of treatment can be difficult.
A new study is raising questions about the medical treatment plan for older women with breast cancer.