Published in Cancer Weekly, May 17th, 1999
Many women seek breast reduction to relieve the physical discomfort and emotional distress frequently associated with macromastia. Not only do these patients report both physical and psychological relief following surgery, but also they may live a lifestyle of increased activity and self-esteem.
Do these women also have a change in breast cancer risk' Breast size is a controversial factor in the risk for breast cancer, though several studies have shown that there is, indeed, a relationship between breast cancer and breast size (Lehrer et al.,...
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