Upstate surgeon speaks about preventive mastectomy
“I decided I'd rather choose the preventive mastectomy rather than illness, I'd rather choose that - than have my kids see me sick, or not be here in a decade or so,” Riccelli told NewsChannel 9's Caitlin Nuclo.
Charlamb said that many patients in the same situation also choose surgery. “It‘s not perfect. We can never say you won‘t get breast cancer, but it‘s the most effective way. Again though, it has to be the right decision for the woman involved."
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