Subcutaneous mastectomy and immediate reconstruction for prevention of breast cancer for high-risk patients.

  title={Subcutaneous mastectomy and immediate reconstruction for prevention of breast cancer for high-risk patients.},
  author={Roy H Ashikari and Andrew Y Ashikari and Pond R. Kelemen and Claudia A. Salzberg},
  journal={Breast cancer},
  volume={15 3},
Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumor among females in the USA, with one out of eight American females developing breast cancer in their lifetimes. The latest studies show that 212,920 new cases of invasive cancer developed in 2006, which is 2.5 times more common than the incidence of lung cancer, and that 40,970 females will die from this disease each year. Therefore, awareness of this cancer is an important health issue, with more women beginning to assess their risk of breast… CONTINUE READING
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