Growing Use of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Despite no Improvement in Long-term Survival for Invasive Breast Cancer.

@article{Wong2016GrowingUO,
  title={Growing Use of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Despite no Improvement in Long-term Survival for Invasive Breast Cancer.},
  author={Stephanie M. Wong and Rachel A Freedman and Yasuaki Sagara and Fatih Aydoğan and William T. Barry and Mehra Golshan},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE To update and examine national temporal trends in contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) and determine whether survival differed for invasive breast cancer patients based on hormone receptor (HR) status and age. METHODS We identified women diagnosed with unilateral stage I to III breast cancer between 1998 and 2012 within the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry. We compared characteristics and temporal trends between patients undergoing breast-conserving… CONTINUE READING

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