Share on Facebook Share on Twitter It's not appropriate for women with breast cancer to undergo a mastectomy if their doctor hasn't first discussed breast reconstructive surgery. Discussing the option of breast reconstruction is just one of the evidence-based practices that 'ought to be done' to provide the best care possible to women with breast cancer, says Cancer Australia CEO, Professor Helen Zorbas. Every year, one in eight Australian women are diagnosed with breast cancer before their 85th birthday. While the survival of women with breast cancer is among the highest in the world, evidence shows some women are still not receiving the most appropriate care. To remedy this, Cancer Australia has released a best practice statement to iron out the variations in treatment.
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Your browser has 'Cookies' disabled, alert boxes will continue to appear without this feature. Good Practice Aligning best practice Author: Care and treatment for breast cancer in Australia is considered to be of a very high standard, with survivorship rates accordingly strong: The disease remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer for women and was the fourth leading cause of overall cancer death and second most common cancer death for women in Australia in