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Wealthy More Likely to Have Breast Reconstruction
Date:11/17/2008

und that black women were 47 percent less likely to have breast reconstruction. Other factors that signaled not undergoing breast reconstruction were being older, living in inner cities with a high black population, and having a high school education or less.

Rosson's group noted that having breast reconstruction immediately after mastectomy has several advantages including aesthetics, psychosocial well-being and cost-effectiveness.

The researchers think educational programs should be developed to let these women know the benefits of breast reconstruction.

"Prospective public health measures, including educational and informative programs, can be developed and implemented in the community to address these inequalities [particularly racial/ethnic disparities based on neighborhood] and to increase the likelihood that patients with breast cancer and mastectomy obtain immediate reconstruction," the researchers concluded.

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For more about breast cancer, visit the American Cancer Society.



SOURCES: Gedge D. Rosson, M.D., assistant professor, plastic surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore; November 2008, Archives of Surgery


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