Reshma Jagsi


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We know that many of the women who are receiving (double) mastectomy do not have advanced tumors that require mastectomy even on the affected side. Many of the women who are considering more aggressive surgery tell me that they are considering this because they want to make sure they will be there for those who depend on them, both at home and at work. For most women with early-stage breast cancer, lumpectomy with radiation therapy is an option, will yield equivalent overall survival to mastectomy, and will actually be less likely to disrupt their ability to be there for
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Oct 09 2017
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