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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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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 (BRCA1/2) mutations can reduce cancer incidence and mortality by using bilateral… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The clinical outcome of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) in women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation and a personal… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE Data on the efficacy of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy for breast cancer risk reduction in women with BRCA1 and BRCA2… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE Despite the widespread availability of genetic testing for BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations, little is known about the impact of… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Data concerning the efficacy of bilateral prophylactic oophorectomy for reducing the risk of gynecologic cancer in… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
  • T. Rebbeck
  • Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 5617807
2000
2000
  • T. Rebbeck
  • European Journal of Cancer
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 26906063
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The availability of genetic testing for inherited mutations in the BRCA1 gene provides potentially valuable…