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Health Watch: Double Mastectomies May Not Result In Fewer Deaths

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.

09/03/2014

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New Study: Mastectomies May Not Be Safest Bet

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.

01/29/2013

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Study: Lumpectomy, Radiation To Treat Breast Cancer Is Better

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, choosing a course of treatment can be difficult.

01/28/2013

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Study Looks At Effectiveness Of Radiation After Lumpectomy

A new study is raising questions about the medical treatment plan for older women with breast cancer.

08/13/2012

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