Ask-the-Expert Online Conference
- Question from Jan: Does having elective surgery after completing treatments increase the risk of recurrences?
- Answers - Beth Baughman DuPree, M.D., F.A.C.S. I know of no data that would suggest that an elective procedure increases the risk of recurrent breast carcinoma.
This Ask-the-Expert Online Conference called Risk Reduction featured Beth Baughman DuPree, M.D., F.A.C.S. and Lynn Hartmann answering your questions about breast cancer risk factors and ways to lower your risk.
Editor's Note: This conference took place in February 2006.
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