CME/CE: Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Recommendations

CME/CE: Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Recommendations
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Judy C. Boughey, MD

Professor of Surgery
Chair, Division of Surgery Research
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery
Mayo Clinic

Judy C. Boughey, MD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has or has had no financial interests to report.

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Judy C. Boughey, MD (click to view)

Judy C. Boughey, MD

Professor of Surgery
Chair, Division of Surgery Research
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery
Mayo Clinic

Judy C. Boughey, MD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has or has had no financial interests to report.

Experts have released recommendations on the use of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy. The document emphasizes ensuring that candidates understand the data about contralateral prophylactic mastectomy, including a lack of survival benefit, as well as possible benefits, complications, and alternatives to this procedure.
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Boughey JC, Attai DJ, Chen SL, et al. Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) consensus statement from the American Society of Breast Surgeons: data on CPM outcomes and risks. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016;23:3106-3111. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1245%2Fs10434-016-5443-5.

Boughey JC, Hoskin TL, Hartmann LC, et al. Impact of reconstruction and reoperation on long-term patient-reported satisfaction after contralateral prophylactic mastectomy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015;22:401-408.

Brown D, Shao S, Jatoi I, Shriver CD, Zhu K. Trends in use of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy by racial/ethnic group and ER/PR status among patients with breast cancer: a SEER population-based study. Cancer Epidemiol. 2016;42:24-31.

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