Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 15:09
Following Angelina Jolie`s example, who had both her breasts removed last year to cut her breast cancer risk, can save many lives of women with the risk.
Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 16:32
Angelina Jolie`s announcement of undergoing preventive double mastectomy heightened has not translated into increased understanding of breast cancer risk, according to researchers.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 17:30
Doctors said many women fear that if they go for breast removal surgery their husbands might leave them or they would be "less of a woman".
Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 08:52
Oscar-winning film star Angelina Jolie revealed that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy after discovering that she has a mutated version of the BRCA1 gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.
Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 16:55
Women with breast cancer have a better chance of surviving breast cancer if they don`t have a mastectomy, a major study has found.
Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 13:59
One in five women with breast cancer who opt for breast conserving surgery rather than a mastectomy have a reoperation.