Social and Clinical Determinants of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy.

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IMPORTANCE The growing rate of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) among women diagnosed as having breast cancer has raised concerns about potential for overtreatment. Yet, there are few large survey studies of factors that affect women's decisions for this surgical treatment option. OBJECTIVE To determine factors associated with the use of CPM in… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.5689

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