Attitudes to prophylactic surgery and chemoprevention in Australian women at increased risk for breast cancer.

@article{Meiser2003AttitudesTP,
  title={Attitudes to prophylactic surgery and chemoprevention in Australian women at increased risk for breast cancer.},
  author={B Meiser and P Butow and M Price and Barbara M. Smith Scan Bennett and Geoffrey Berry and Katherine M. Tucker},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={769-78}
}
BACKGROUND Because of the uncertain efficacy of breast cancer screening in women at increased risk of developing breast cancer, bilateral prophylactic oophorectomy and mastectomy are considered management options for high-risk women. Data on the attitudes to prophylactic strategies of high-risk women who have not attended specialist clinics are needed to ascertain the need for patient education and provide the basis for planning of support services. METHODS Three hundred seventy-one women… CONTINUE READING

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