More women receiving breast reconstruction after mastectomy, study finds

February 18, 2014 11:18 PM

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More women receiving breast reconstruction after mastectomy, study finds

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A new study finds that the majority of women who undergo mastectomy for breast cancer go on to get breast reconstruction, a practice that has increased dramatically over time.

Researchers found that 46 percent of patients received reconstruction in 1998 but that figure rose to 63 percent by 2007.

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