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Prophylactic Mastectomy

"Prophylactic Mastectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Surgical removal of one or both breasts to prevent or reduce the risk of developing breast cancer in persons who may be predisposed.

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