Jasmine Hardie


  1. Mastectomy vs. Preventative Screening for Woman Diagnosed with the BRCA1/2 gene Introduction

    In this literature review a critique of evidence will be presented, discussing whether a positive test result of the BRCA mutation effects whether woman would choose a surgical intervention of prophylactic mastectomy or rather to comply with regular breast screening as well as self examinations throughout their lifetime. This is a significant topic as breast cancer is one of New Zealand and the world’s most common form of cancer with significantly high mortality rates (Ministry of…