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Surgery Choice Seems to Affect Quality of Life for Younger Women

Laura Dominici explains research looking at how the type of breast cancer surgery affects quality of life in women under 40.
Dec 13, 2018
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Dr. Laura Dominici discusses the research she presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium looking at how the type of breast cancer surgery affected quality of life in women 40 and younger who had been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Dominici explain:

  • the design of the study

  • what we can and can't infer from the results

  • why she hopes these results will lead to better communication between doctors and patients

About the guest
 
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Laura Dominici, MD, FACS

Dr. Laura Dominici is a surgeon at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, and division chief of breast surgery at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital.

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