The Pros and Cons of Salpingectomy for BRCA Carriers

The Pros and Cons of Salpingectomy for BRCA Carriers

It is well-known that women who carry a mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2 are at high risk to develop both breast (50-85% lifetime risk) and ovarian (15-60% lifetime risk) cancer. Because the screening options for ovarian cancer (transvaginal ultrasound, the blood test...

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The Pros and Cons of Salpingectomy for BRCA Carriers

Milk Your Family Elders this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is coming up and there is a good chance that you will have the rare opportunity to visit with extended family for a few hours.  Now is the time to milk them.  Not for money, not to be written into their inheritance, but for another type of precious family...

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