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2010-02-26 08:40:04

First large, population-based study to find an association between procedure and survival; findings offer data for women making difficult, personal decision Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM), a preventive procedure to remove the unaffected breast in patients with disease in one breast, may only offer a survival benefit to breast cancer patients age 50 and younger, who have early-stage disease and are estrogen receptor (ER) negative, according to researchers at The University of...