Sunday, 3 January 2016

Men interest to Undergo Surgery Breast Appointment Experience Improvement

Men interest to Undergo Surgery Breast Appointment Experience Improvement Double mastectomy, or removal of both breasts for breast cancer patients is usually done by women. Even so, the study says patients are now men are also more interested in doing so. The study, carried out by Ahmedin Jemal, vice president of Surveillance and Health Services Research Program, the American Cancer Society says that single mastectomy is still a favorite of male patients. Even so, the interest to perform a double mastectomy increased. \”This is not good news, but also not bad news. People opted for a double mastectomy to reduce the risk when benefits to life expectancy can not

be proven,\” said Jemal, quoted by CNN, Friday (04/09/2015). Surgery treatment of breast cancer was divided into three. Single mastectomy to remove a breast cancer alone, a double mastectomy to remove both breasts as well as lumpectomy, operating only part of the tumor alone mengnangkat. Jemal research conducted in 2004 and 2011. The participants totaled 6,000 men who all breast cancer patients and will perform one of three such operations. As a result, 76 percent of patients do a single mastectomy, 20 percent of patients do a lumpectomy and 4 percent of the rest perform a double mastectomy. Be a

double mastectomy surgery options that increase from year to year. In 2004, only 3 percent did sektiar while in 2011, the fans rose to 5.6 percent. Double mastectomy became popular after top Hollywood actress, Angelina Jolie, did it last year. Jolie has the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are associated with a high risk of having breast cancer even though he has not been diagnosed with the disease. \”Though there is no scientific evidence that says a double mastectomy really affect the life expectancy. If the patient does not have a genetic risk factor, a double mastectomy can actually harm,\” said

Dr. Todd M Tuttle, Chief of Surgical Oncology at the University of Minnesota. However, different things happen when a female patient who did it. Dr. Todd said that other studies prove the increased interest for a double mastectomy in women who have a genetic risk as Angelina Joli.

Men interest to Undergo Surgery Breast Appointment Experience Improvement

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