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A 41-year-old member asked:

I am about to get tested for the breast cancer gene. if positive should i get a mastectomy?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That is not a : Decision that should be made by an on-line doctor who does not know you or your personal history. That is a very individual decision that should be made carefully with full information about risks with and without surgery.

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Last updated Jan 21, 2014

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