Over-all Well-Being Similar, Whether a Woman Undergoes a Double Mastectomy or Not; Women Undergoing Reconstruction Report Better Sex Lives, Study Finds

Undergoing a preventive double mastectomy does not improve a woman’s overall sense of well-being, though breast reconstruction did boost a woman’s satisfaction with her body, as well as improve her sex life, a study says. Mastectomy outcomes, particularly long-term ones, are the focus of a University of Michigan study we are following, with new research to be published this year.

Over time, women reported similar states of mind with or without additional surgery, study finds

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