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Is there a link between ovarian cancer and other cancers?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: The genetic link is

Brca-2, a hereditary molecular factor that is linked to high incidence of both breast and ovary cancer.
It is not common, but when present warrants oopherectomy without ca dx.

In brief: The genetic link is

Brca-2, a hereditary molecular factor that is linked to high incidence of both breast and ovary cancer.
It is not common, but when present warrants oopherectomy without ca dx.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

There is a strong link between ovarian cancer and breast cancer.

In brief: Yes

There is a strong link between ovarian cancer and breast cancer.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
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