Study: Mastectomy does not completely eliminate need for future breast imaging

October 10, 2018 7:38 AM | Anonymous

October 10, 2018, News Medical 

The proportion of breast cancer patients who are eligible for breast conservation therapy, yet opt for mastectomy, is increasing, for reasons that include the desire to eliminate future screening and/or biopsy of the remaining breast tissue. A new study led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has determined that having a mastectomy does not completely eliminate the need for further breast imaging studies.  

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