Prophylactic Mastectomy : Insights from Women Who Chose to Reduce Their Risk, Hardback Book

Prophylactic Mastectomy : Insights from Women Who Chose to Reduce Their Risk Hardback

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This book presents the candid stories of women at high hereditary risk of breast cancer who chose to have their breasts surgically removed while they were still healthy, rather than risk getting the cancer that had, in many cases, devastated others in their family. *Comprehensive information on how women fare emotionally and interpersonally after this life-altering surgery*Interviewed as part of a study funded by the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program and the National Human Genome Research Institute*Every case reveals the ramifications of each individual's difficult but potentially life-saving decision

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 227 pages
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Medicine: general issues
  • ISBN: 9780313345166

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