Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 8th, 2005
"While data are accumulating on the efficacy of prophylactic mastectomy as a means to reduce breast cancer risk in high risk women," researchers from the United States report, "the effectiveness of the procedure depends on women's interest in undergoing the procedure." N. Press and colleagues "report on women's responses to this surgical option as a prevention tool."
"Data derive from a multi-method study of women's interest in and understandings about genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility," wrote the authors. "The sample comprises 246 women of varying ethnicities...
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