Prophylactic mastectomy

I, of course, went for yearly check-ups. And at a very young age, my family physician detected thickening and he referred me to a surgeon in town. Then that surgeon followed me 18 years. I had mammography every year. But after being followed for 18 years, there was a time where I had considered prophylactic mastectomy, and then we decided against that because of my young age.

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