Impact of Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and Immediate Reconstruction on Health-Related Quality of Life in Women at High Risk for Breast Carcinoma: Results of the Mastectomy Reconstruction Outcomes Consortium Study

Impact of Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and Immediate Reconstruction on Health-Related... Ann Surg Oncol (2017) 24:2502–2508 DOI 10.1245/s10434-017-5915-2 OR IG INA L A R TIC L E – BREA S T O NC OLOG Y Impact of Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and Immediate Reconstruction on Health-Related Quality of Life in Women at High Risk for Breast Carcinoma: Results of the Mastectomy Reconstruction Outcomes Consortium Study 1 2 3 2 Colleen M. McCarthy, MD, MS , Jennifer B. Hamill, MPH , Hyungjin Myra Kim, ScD , Ji Qi, MS , Edwin Wilkins, 2 1 MD, MS , and Andrea L. Pusic, MD, MHS Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 2 3 NY; Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI; Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI ABSTRACT or 2 years (p \ 0.01) and physical well-being of the chest Background. Although bilateral prophylactic mastectomy and upper body was significantly worse at 1 year (BPM) can reduce the risk of breast cancer, the decision to (p\ 0.01). proceed surgically can have significant consequences and Conclusion. Our results highlight the impact of BPM and requires careful deliberation. To facilitate decision making immediate http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Impact of Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and Immediate Reconstruction on Health-Related Quality of Life in Women at High Risk for Breast Carcinoma: Results of the Mastectomy Reconstruction Outcomes Consortium Study

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2017 by Society of Surgical Oncology
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Medicine & Public Health; Surgical Oncology; Oncology; Surgery
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1068-9265
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1534-4681
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10.1245/s10434-017-5915-2
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Ann Surg Oncol (2017) 24:2502–2508 DOI 10.1245/s10434-017-5915-2 OR IG INA L A R TIC L E – BREA S T O NC OLOG Y Impact of Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and Immediate Reconstruction on Health-Related Quality of Life in Women at High Risk for Breast Carcinoma: Results of the Mastectomy Reconstruction Outcomes Consortium Study 1 2 3 2 Colleen M. McCarthy, MD, MS , Jennifer B. Hamill, MPH , Hyungjin Myra Kim, ScD , Ji Qi, MS , Edwin Wilkins, 2 1 MD, MS , and Andrea L. Pusic, MD, MHS Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 2 3 NY; Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI; Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI ABSTRACT or 2 years (p \ 0.01) and physical well-being of the chest Background. Although bilateral prophylactic mastectomy and upper body was significantly worse at 1 year (BPM) can reduce the risk of breast cancer, the decision to (p\ 0.01). proceed surgically can have significant consequences and Conclusion. Our results highlight the impact of BPM and requires careful deliberation. To facilitate decision making immediate

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Annals of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 13, 2017

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