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Double or Single Mastectomy?
Thank you to my Senior Medical Advisor – Dr. Barry Rosen to help with this difficult question

“If a woman requires a mastectomy to treat their cancer, a double mastectomy is typically frowned upon in the absence of a hereditary predisposition, as this does not lead to a higher survival rate. However, women should be empowered to be given this option as there is often a tremendous emotional value to lower the risk of a second breast cancer developing, as well as the freedom to never have a mammogram. Furthermore, if undergoing a simultaneous reconstruction, a double mastectomy will often lead to a more symmetric result. ”
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