Prophylactic Mastectomy

Known as: Mastectomies, Prophylactic, Mastectomy, Prophylactic, Prophylactic Mastectomies 
Surgical removal of one or both breasts to prevent or reduce the risk of developing breast cancer in persons who may be predisposed.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND The aims of the current study were to (1) measure trends in the type of mastectomy performed, (2) evaluate… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE After the National Institutes of Health Consensus Statement in 1990, breast-conserving surgery (BCS) became more common… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Prophylactic mastectomy, prophylactic oophorectomy, and antiestrogen chemoprevention are currently the only available… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BRCA1/2 mutation carriers and women from a hereditary breast(/ovarian) cancer family have a highly increased risk of developing… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Patients with invasive cancer identified at the time of prophylactic mastectomy (PM) will require axillary lymph node… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Prophylactic mastectomy with breast reconstruction is a risk-reducing strategy for women at increased risk of breast… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To estimate the efficacy of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in women with a personal and family history of breast… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes highly predispose to breast and ovarian cancer. In families with BRCA1… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND Indications for prophylactic mastectomy (PM) range from LCIS to BRCA 1-2 positive, cosmesis, and cancer phobia. Occult… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations have an increased risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer. Prophylactic… (More)
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