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Doctors generally discourage contralateral prophylactic mastectomy—also known as CPM, or the removal of a healthy breast when the other has cancer—for women at an average risk for additional breast cancer.
Most players can safely return to competition when their strength reaches 90% of contralateral leg.
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Origin and Etymology of contralateral
First Known Use: 1882See Words from the same year
medical Definition of contralateral
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