Bilateral Prophylactic Oophorectomy

Surgical removal of both non-diseased ovaries with the goal of preventing ovarian carcinoma.
National Institutes of Health

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1983-2011
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2011
Review
2011
AIM In this study we explored the prognostic impact of synchronous bilateral prophylactic oophorectomy in female patients with… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 (BRCA1/2) mutations can reduce cancer incidence and mortality by using bilateral… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE Bilateral prophylactic oophorectomy (BPO) is widely used for cancer risk reduction in women with BRCA1/2 mutations. Many… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The clinical outcome of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) in women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation and a personal… (More)
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Review
2005
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2005
OBJECTIVES Since BRCA1/2 germ line mutation carriers are also at a higher risk of developing fallopian tube carcinoma, resection… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
1012 Background: Women who carry a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation are at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer. Bilateral… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE Despite the widespread availability of genetic testing for BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations, little is known about the impact of… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Data concerning the efficacy of bilateral prophylactic oophorectomy for reducing the risk of gynecologic cancer in… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The availability of genetic testing for inherited mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes provides potentially valuable… (More)
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1983
1983
From 1968 to 1975, 201 women had prophylactic oophorectomy at the time of definitive large-bowel resection, while in 134 patients… (More)
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