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Management of familial breast cancer. II. Case reports, pedigrees, genetic counseling, and team concept.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  687104     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The lack of therapeutic progress, coupled with limitations in early breast cancer diagnostic surveillance, suggest the need for innovative control programs for this disease. We have provided certian practical criteria for prophylactic subcutaneous mastectomy based on family history, presence of precancerous diseases of the breast, and other breast cancer risk factors, and the attitudes, feelings, and emotional aspects of the patient, all of which temper decisions for the type of cancer surveillance program and/or prophylactic surgery.
H T Lynch; R E Harris; C H Organ; J F Lynch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)     Volume:  113     ISSN:  0004-0010     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Surg     Publication Date:  1978 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-10-27     Completed Date:  1978-10-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9716528     Medline TA:  Arch Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1061-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Breast Neoplasms / genetics*,  pathology,  surgery
Genetic Counseling*
Ovarian Neoplasms / genetics
Patient Care Team

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