Increasing rates of double mastectomies in early stage breast cancer

November 22, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

David P. Winchester MD, Medical Director of Cancer Programs for the American College of Surgeons, discusses recent data showing a more than a 100% increase in the rate that young women with early stage breast cancer are choosing double mastectomy, despite not having BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.

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