Readers respond to a Sunday Review article by Peggy Orenstein.. via NYT Opinion http://ift.tt/1qoMWQ0
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My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in January.
On Wednesday of last week, she had a single mastectomy to remove the tumor in her left breast and a couple cancerous lymph nodes in her arm. 459 more words
Peggy Orenstein has a really interesting opinion piece in today’s NYT on bilateral mastectomy for non-BRCA+ women, AKA “CPM.” For women without genetic predispositions to breast cancer, bilateral mastectomy does not prevent the recurrence of breast cancer nor does it lead to higher survival rates for patients. 482 more words