Study shows preventive ovarian surgery in BRCA1 mutation carriers should be performed early

The findings of a large international prospective study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggest for the first time that women with BRCA1 mutations should have preventive ovarian surgery (prophylactic oophorectomy) by age 35, as waiting until a later age appears to increase the risk of ovarian cancer before or at the time of the preventive surgery.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-02/aso…



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