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Can having your ovaries removed prevent breast cancer?

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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: For High Risk Women

Having your ovaries removed is usually reserved for women with a significantly increased risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer due to an inherited mutation in the brca1 or brca2 gene — two genes linked to breast cancer, ovarian cancer and other cancers.
High-risk women age 35 and older who have completed childbearing are the best candidates for this surgery.

In brief: For High Risk Women

Having your ovaries removed is usually reserved for women with a significantly increased risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer due to an inherited mutation in the brca1 or brca2 gene — two genes linked to breast cancer, ovarian cancer and other cancers.
High-risk women age 35 and older who have completed childbearing are the best candidates for this surgery.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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In brief: Breast ca

Refer to gail g above with same question.

In brief: Breast ca

Refer to gail g above with same question.
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
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