Is There Overuse of Surgery for Women with Breast Cancer?

Here is an article reporting that a ‘majority of women”….did not find statements about these harms to be believable and persuasive’

http://journals.lww.com/lww-medicalcare/Abstract/2017/10000/Women_s_Awareness_of_and_Responses_to_Messages.3.aspx

The review of the historical development of surgery of increasingly intensive surgery is in the JAMA  editorial “breast cancer surgery ; less is more’ https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2653721

Also worth reading is this article on ‘why more women are getting a double mastectomy’ in the Time magazine of Cctober 2016 http://time.com/4970270/why-more-women-are-getting-a-double-mastectomy/

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