When are more women likely to want surgery..

Women were more likely to want surgery when they were told they had a type of breast cancer than when the diagnosis was a breast lesion or a group of abnormal cells — even though all three scenarios described the same disease. The findings, reported Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, offer a new way to gauge the power of the word “cancer.”

Read more: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-breast-cancer-dcis-surgery-20130826,0,2291417.story#ixzz2dNibo8RZ

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