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prophylactic oophorectomy

Known as: oophorectomy prophylactics 
Surgery intended to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer by removing the ovaries before disease develops.
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation are often advised to undergo preventive oophorectomy. The effectiveness of this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE Preventive health strategies for women at increased hereditary risk of ovarian cancer include gynecologic screening (GS… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Prophylactic oophorectomy (PO) is an option for women at increased risk for ovarian carcinoma. In this study the value of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Although genetic testing for breast cancer risk is clinically available, its impact on health-related behaviors is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Germline mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes highly predispose to breast and ovarian cancer. In families with BRCA1… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Ovarian dysplasia, a potential precursor to ovarian carcinoma, has been described in ovarian tissue obtained by prophylactic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations have an increased risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer. Prophylactic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The identification of the BRCA1 gene is a powerful tool for predicting a patient's lifetime risk for carcinoma of the breast and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Background. According to previous reports, primary peritoneal carcinoma indistinguishable from primary ovarian adenocarcinoma had… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
  • S. Sheth
  • British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 35092861
Summary. A series of 740 vaginal hysterectomies with attempted vaginal oophorectomy is presented and compared with 700 vaginal… Expand
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