Incremental Risk Associated with Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and the Effect on Adjuvant Therapy

Abstract

Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) is expected to add surgical morbidity but this incremental risk has not yet been defined. We sought to quantify the additional risks associated with CPM and determine how these risks influence the time to adjuvant therapy. We identified women undergoing mastectomy for unilateral breast cancer and stratified them… (More)
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-014-3903-3

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