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what is a medical professionals opinion of a patient requesting a voluntary double mastectomy when patient is under 30 years but has a family history of breast cancer that shows a 98% chance of breast cancer forming before her 50th birthday?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Recommendations: Such operations are offered based on clinical guidelines, requests may not be covered by medical insurance and I would suggest abstaining from any voluntary body modifying operation.

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