Improved overall survival after contralateral risk-reducing mastectomy in brca1/2 mutation carriers with a history of unilateral breast cancer: A prospective analysis

Bernadette A. M. Heemskerk-Gerritsen, Matti A. Rookus, Cora M. Aalfs, Margreet G. E. M. Ausems, Johanna M. Collee, Liesbeth Jansen, C. Marleen Kets, Kristien B. M. I. Keymeulen, Linetta B. Koppert, Hanne E. J. Meijers-Heijboer, Thea M. Mooij, Rob A. E. M. Tollenaar, Hans F. A. Vasen, Maartje J. Hooning, Caroline Seynaeve*

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91 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)668-677
JournalInternational Journal of Cancer
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 2015


  • BRCA1
  • 2
  • breast cancer
  • prevention
  • contralateral risk-reducing mastectomy
  • survival

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