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Contralateral Mastectomy

On Mastectomies, Pink Ribbon Culture, and Women's Choices

Karuna Jaggar | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Karuna Jaggar

The decision to surgically remove a breast either to treat or prevent cancer can never be taken lightly. And, in our breast-obsessed culture, for many women this medical decision is further complicated by societal pressures and norms.

Catherine Pearson

Are Breast Cancer Patients Too Quick To Have The Other Breast Removed?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Women

Many breast cancer patients have their healthy breast removed along with the affected breast despite the relatively low risk of developing cancer in t...