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A 43-year-old member asked:

Your thoughts on "preventative mastectomy". do you think it is a valid treatment?

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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 24 years experience
Yes but....: No for everyone. There are specific indications, like family history and the breast cancer gene. I recommend finding a breast center in your area and discussing with a breast specialist. Make sure you get the facts and a true calculation for YOUR specific risk.
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