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Facing mastectomy

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 13 January 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:116
  1. Tessa Richards (
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    Nancy Reagan has had one, so has the “Green Goddess” Diana Moran, and the positive stance to mastectomy taken by these and many other women has done much to allay the understandable fears of those facing surgery. However, healthy women identified by genetic testing and family history as being at high risk of …

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