Increased Chances of Survival After Double Mastectomy for Women With Breast Cancer Gene Mutation

Gendron Recheche, #Cancer Increased chances of survival found in women who carry a mutation on the BRCA breast cancer gene, diagnosed with early stage breast cancer and also undergo a double mastectomy than those who have only one breast removed, suggests a paper published on bmj.com today. The authors say double mastectomy should be discussed as an option for young women with a BRCA mutation and early onset breast cancer. However, given the small number of women in this group, further research … http://dlvr.it/4vykxQ