Surgery

Prophylactic surgery nearly doubles in men with breast cancer

The number of men with breast cancer who undergo surgery to remove the unaffected breast has risen sharply, according to a new report by American Cancer Society and Dana Farber Cancer Institute researchers. The report, appearing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fewer BMD tests may be indicated for some women

(HealthDay)—A postmenopausal woman who is 50 and has a normal bone density test may not need her next such test for 10 or even 15 years, according to research published in the June issue of Menopause.

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