Single mastectomy is a more cost-effective treatment for nonhereditary cancer in one breast than removing both breasts

6 octubre 2015

For younger women with early-stage, noninherited breast cancer on one side, a unilateral, or single, mastectomy leads to a slightly higher quality of life and lower costs over the next 20 years compared with contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM), according to new study results.