Risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy for the prevention of BRCA1- and BRCA2-associated breast and gynecologic cancer: A multicenter, prospective study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Genes, BRCA1
  • Genes, BRCA2
  • Ovarian Neoplasms
  • Ovariectomy

abstract

  • The protection conferred by RRSO against breast and gynecologic cancers may differ between carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. Further studies evaluating the efficacy of risk-reduction strategies in BRCA mutation carriers should stratify by the specific gene mutated.

publication date

  • March 10, 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3306809

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2007.13.9626

PubMed ID

  • 18268356

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1331

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 26

number

  • 8