Breast Surgeons, Hospitals Influence Mastectomy Choices in Older Women, Study Finds

More evidence that a woman’s breast surgeon and her hospital most heavily influence mastectomy decisions by older women. These hospital and physician practice patterns are common throughout the U.S., we found in reporting for “Breast Cancer Surgery & Reconstruction: What’s Right for You,” coming June 16 from Rowman & Littlefield, and some Barnes & Noble and other select bookstores.


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