Mastectomy recommendation for women with gene mutation or breast cancer history 2017

Do you think a preventative mastectomy should be recommended for women who have a BRCA gene mutation and a family history of breast cancer?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 24, 2018
Mastectomy recommendation for women with gene mutation or breast cancer history 2017 This statistic shows physicians' views about recommending preventative mastectomy for women who have a BRCA gene mutation or breast cancer history, according to a survey conducted on September 25, 2017. On that date, 64 percent of the survey respondents from around the globe stated that a preventative mastectomy should be recommended if both a family history and gene mutation are present.
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Do you think a preventative mastectomy should be recommended for women who have a BRCA gene mutation and a family history of breast cancer?

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Percentage of respondents
Yes, if both a family history and gene mutation are present64%
Yes, if a gene mutation is present14%
Yes, if a family history is present6%
No, a preventative masectomy should not be recommended16%
Percentage of respondents
Yes, if both a family history and gene mutation are present64%
Yes, if a gene mutation is present14%
Yes, if a family history is present6%
No, a preventative masectomy should not be recommended16%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 24, 2018
This statistic shows physicians' views about recommending preventative mastectomy for women who have a BRCA gene mutation or breast cancer history, according to a survey conducted on September 25, 2017. On that date, 64 percent of the survey respondents from around the globe stated that a preventative mastectomy should be recommended if both a family history and gene mutation are present.
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