Immediate Reconstruction After Mastectomy | News Brief

The rate of immediate reconstruction (IR) use for women with breast cancer who undergo mastectomy appears to have increased significantly between 2000 and 2010, according to a large analysis. Several modifiable factors strongly predicted IR use, including insurance status, hospital size, hospital location, and physician volume.

Abstract: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, November 2012.

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