BREAST CANCER PREVENTION: Sorting Through the Advice
Women who have an increased risk of breast cancer because of a family history or other factors face an array of options, from preventive therapy with estrogen-like drugs to prophylactic mastectomies -- yes, removing the breasts to prevent disease. In this week's Stryker's Corner, California Healthline's Jeff Stryker checks in on the status of breast cancer prevention, in the wake of the 35th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Stryker's Corner is a regular Monday feature in California Healthline. Columnist Jeff Stryker takes readers behind the headlines, with in-depth articles, guest editorials and interviews with California newsmakers. Click here for more on Stryker and this feature.
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