Risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Fallopian Tubes
  • Genes, BRCA1
  • Genes, BRCA2
  • Ovarian Neoplasms
  • Ovariectomy
  • Peritoneal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Salpingo-oophorectomy in carriers of BRCA mutations can decrease the risk of breast cancer and BRCA-related gynecologic cancer.

publication date

  • May 23, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMoa020119

PubMed ID

  • 12023992

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1609

end page

  • 15

volume

  • 346

number

  • 21