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prophylactic mastectomy

[pro-fuh-LACK-tik] see mastectomy.

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... with mammogram, breast MRI, and clinical breast exams, tamoxifen therapy,
and risk reduction surgeries including prophylactic mastectomy. ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=143

Cancer Glossary

... common types of mastectomies are listed ... Partial or segmental mastectomy
removes only the ... Prophylactic mastectomy is a mastectomy done before ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=m

How is surgery used for cancer?

... BRCA2). Because their risk of getting breast cancer is high, these women
may want to consider prophylactic mastectomy. This ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/surgery/surgery-how-is-surgery-used-for-cancer

Can breast cancer be prevented?

... breast cancer. A prophylactic mastectomy before the cancer occurs
might add many years to their lives. But while most ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-prevention

Breast Cancer

... breast cancer. A prophylactic mastectomy before the cancer occurs
might add many years to their lives. But while most ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003090-pdf.pdf

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures, 2013-2014.

... breast removed as well. This is known as contralateral prophylactic
mastectomy (CPM). Recent studies have shown marked ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-040951.pdf

乳癌詞彙乳房解剖圖

... 「預防性乳房切除術」( Prophylactic mastectomy) 是發現任何 ... (第24 頁,共31 頁)
預防性乳房切除術(prophylactic mastectomy):請參見「乳房切除術」。 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@healthpromotions/documents/document/acsq-021013.pdf

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2009-2010

... than 90% reduction in the risk of breast cancer in high-risk women with family
history who received prophylactic mastectomy.113 Subsequent ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/f861009final90809pdf.pdf

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2005-2006

... a greater than 90% reduction in risk of breast cancer in high-risk women with
a family history who received prophylactic mastectomy.85 Subsequent ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2005brfacspdf2005pdf.pdf

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2011-2012

... the second breast removed. This is known as contralateral prophylactic
mastectomy (CPM). Recent studies have shown ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-030975.pdf