UAB Med Cast

Preventative Mastectomy

October 23, 201613 min
During the last 40 years, researchers have demonstrated that prophylactic mastectomy — whether contralateral or bilateral — can reduce the risk for breast cancer occurrence in women at high risk by nearly 95%.Listen as Helen Krontiras, MD discusses UAB’s Lynne Cohen Preventive Care Program for Women's Cancer, which provides comprehensive risk assessment and prevention for breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer, arming patients with knowledge to make informed decisions about their cancer risk and care.

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