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Big increase in amount of double mastectomies being performed
Big increase in amount of double mastectomies being performed (September 3, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From California - A new report published in JAMA finds an increase in the amount of double mastectomies being performed. Researchers studied data from the California Cancer Registry, examining nearly 200,000 breast cancer cases over 13 years. They found that rates of double mastectomy rose from 2% in 1998 to 12.3% in 2011--a 14.3% yearly increases.
 
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