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    Woman Fights to Protect Mastectomy Patients

    The state medical board says it protects patients, but some of your doctor's important history may not be available. Carolyn Johnson reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Published Friday, June 7, 2019)

    Some women with a particular genetic mutation are turning to mastectomy as a way to protect them from cancer. But a Studio City woman's journey left her with permanent pain.

    She says her doctor used an experimental product for her breast reconstruction without telling her. A frustrating process followed, including multiple procedures to correct the problem and a complaint to the Medical Board of California.

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