Do breast cancer survivors benefit from prophylactic removal of uterus and ovaries? A population-based data linkage replication study.

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AIM Our previous population-based research found prophylactic surgery (hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy [BSO]) halved the mortality risk for premenopausal breast cancer patients. Here we aim to replicate findings in a Western Australia dataset. METHOD Data from the Western Australia Cancer Registry of 15 395 women 20-79 years diagnosed… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12508

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