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Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

Known as: CPM 
Surgical removal of a non-diseased breast along with a cancerous one to reduce the risk of future breast carcinoma.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
PURPOSE To determine whether increasing rates of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) are due to recognition of risk… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Increasing numbers of women with breast cancer are electing for contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) to reduce the risk of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to investigate whether contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) in addition to therapeutic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
PURPOSE Some women with unilateral ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) undergo contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) to prevent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BackgroundPreoperative use of breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in women with breast cancer may increase rates of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE To evaluate the rate of prophylactic contralateral mastectomy in an international cohort of women with hereditary breast… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The clinical outcome of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) in women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation and a personal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) is one option for reducing the risk of a second breast cancer in women with a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Risk factors for contralateral breast cancer (CBC) may indicate a benefit for contralateral prophylactic mastectomy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Background: Patients with a history of carcinoma of one breast have an estimated risk of 0.5% to 0.75% per year of developing a… Expand
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