Surgical removal of ovaries in women with the BRCA gene mutation reduces risk of ovarian cancer and all cause mortality according to study

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for February 26, 2014


Ovary removal reduces death risk by 77% in women with genetic mutation


Finch APM et al “Impact of oophorectomy on cancer inidence and mortality in women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation” J Clin Oncol 2014; DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2013.53.2820.