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Archive for March, 2010

After Cancer, Removing a Healthy Breast

Published on March 11, 2010 by

On March 8, 2010, Tara Parker-Pope wrote an interesting article in the NY Times (http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/08/after-cancer-women-remove-healthy-breast/) about the increasing frequency of what is called contralateral prophylactic mastectomy. This refers to removal of the healthy breast on the other side at the