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Double mastectomy may not boost life expectancy

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 15:54

Women suffering from cancer in one breast, and having their healthy breast removed are not going to enjoy increased life expectancy, a new study has suggested.

Unfounded fears prompt young cancer patients to remove healthy breasts

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 12:23

A new study has found that young women with breast cancer often overestimate the chance that cancer will develop in their other healthy breast, and decide to have that breast surgically removed.

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