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Journal: Breast Care
Breast Care (2019) 14 (4): 217–223.
Published Online: 15 February 2019
...Katja Keller; Cornelia Meisel; Nannette Grübling; Andrea Petzold; Pauline Wimberger; Karin Kast Background: Prophylactic mastectomies in carriers of mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 are becoming increasingly more accepted. We investigated the outcome after prophylactic mastectomy, especially regarding...
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Journal: Breast Care
Breast Care (2014) 9 (6): 385–389.
Published Online: 28 November 2015
... to undergo chemotherapy. BRCA1 BRCA2 High-risk genes Prophylactic mastectomy In contrast, a 31-year-old BRCA1 mutation carrier with a model-based risk calculation of 1% for breast cancer in the next year decided to undergo a risk-reducing mastectomy with primary reconstruction immediately...
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Journal: Breast Care
Breast Care (2012) 7 (5): 378–382.
Published Online: 23 October 2012
... is elevated up to 65%, especially in case of BRCA1 mutation and young age at the first breast cancer. Since bilateral prophylactic mastectomy is associated with a risk reduction of 90–95% of developing primary or contralateral breast cancer, this option is a key point within the counseling process for patient...