Acceptability of prophylactic salpingectomy with delayed oophorectomy as risk-reducing surgery among BRCA mutation carriers.

@article{Holman2014AcceptabilityOP,
  title={Acceptability of prophylactic salpingectomy with delayed oophorectomy as risk-reducing surgery among BRCA mutation carriers.},
  author={Laura L. Holman and S. Friedman and Molly Daniels and Charlotte C. Sun and Karen H. Lu},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={133 2},
  pages={283-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Given the emerging evidence for the fimbria as the site of origin for many serous carcinomas in BRCA mutation carriers, consideration is being given in studying prophylactic salpingectomy with delayed oophorectomy (PSDO) as a risk-reducing surgery. We aimed to determine the interest in a study of PSDO among these women. METHODS We evaluated the results of an online survey conducted by Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE), a patient advocacy group, from October 2010 to August… CONTINUE READING
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