If Any Of The Following Apply To You, You Are A Candidate For Prophylactic Mastectomy:
- a positive test for a genetic mutation that predisposes to breast cancer (eg BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2, CDH1, PTEN, or TP53)
- several family members who developed breast cancer (including mother, sister, or daughter), especially before age 50
- a particularly aggressive or invasive breast cancer
- high risk histology on biopsy (eg “invasive lobular” disease or “lobular carcinoma in situ”)
- multiple tumors in the same breast
- very young age at the time of the first breast cancer diagnosis
- chest radiation before age 30
In patients undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer, prophylactic mastectomy of the other breast can be performed at the same time, or any time later. The best timing for the prophylactic surgery depends on the patient’s clinical situation, overall treatment plan and preferences.
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