"Prophylactic Mastectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Surgical removal of one or both breasts to prevent or reduce the risk of developing breast cancer in persons who may be predisposed.
- Prophylactic Mastectomy
- Mastectomies, Prophylactic
- Mastectomy, Prophylactic
- Prophylactic Mastectomies
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