Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The Actual Value of Breast Cancer Stories

In 1959, Jane Crile, the wife of Cleveland Clinic breast surgeon George (Barney) Crile, discovered a breast lump. Her husband was one a few renegade breast surgeons advocating that doctors no longer perform the disfiguring Halsted radical mastectomy but rather just remove the affected breast—which seemed to be equally effective.

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