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Ductal Carcinoma in Situ Breast Cancer

Extreme Breast Cancer Prevention: Should At-Risk Women Have Both Breasts Removed?

Barron H. Lerner | Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Barron H. Lerner

The news that 24-year-old Allyn Rose, Miss District of Columbia in this year's Miss America competition, is planning to have both of her breasts removed in the near future is the latest case of what we might call "extreme breast cancer prevention."

Breast Cancer's Other Survivors

Laura Goldstein | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Goldstein

Questioning whether early detection does more harm than good sometimes makes me feel like a traitor to the pink-ribbon sisterhood, and I take some comfort in the fact that public opinion is finally catching up with me.