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Prophylactic Surgery for Women at High Risk: Part 1

Alan Stolier, MD, FACS discusses types of prophylactic surgeries for breast cancer risk reduction.
Oct 19, 2016
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Dr. Alan Stolier has more than 35 years of experience in surgical oncology. He specializes in the surgical treatment of breast cancer and is a pioneer in the development of nipple-sparing mastectomy. Dr. Stolier also focuses on breast cancer genetics and the associated care of women who have a BRCA gene mutation.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Stolier talk about:

  • how much each type of prophylactic surgery (breast, ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus) can reduce risk

  • who is most likely to benefit from prophylactic surgery

  • women who shouldn’t consider prophylactic surgery

  • whether there is an optimal age for prophylactic surgery

Listen to part 2 of the series.

About the guest
 
Alan Stolier, MD, FACS

Affiliations: Ochsner Baptist, St. Charles Surgical Hospital, Center for
Restorative Breast Surgery

Areas of specialization: surgical oncology, breast surgery, nipple-sparing
mastectomy

Dr. Alan Stolier is a surgeon at the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery in New Orleans, LA.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:45 PM

 
 
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