Trends in Use of Risk-Reducing Mastectomy in a Context of Celebrity Decisions and Media Coverage: An Observational Study in the United States and Australia Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Surgical Mesh

abstract

  • In both countries, we found a substantial increase of RRM after Jolie's announcement, highlighting the impact of celebrity health care coverage on preventive surgical choice and the need for decision aids to assist patients.

publication date

  • January 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/1475-6773.12774

PubMed ID

  • 28944955