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Topic: Preventive Ovary Removal for BRCA+ Leads to Lower Bone Density

Forum: Positive Genetic Test Results —

BRCA 1 & 2, ATM, BARD1, CDH1, CHEK2, MRE11A, NBN, p53, PALB2, PTEN, RAD50, RECQL, RINT1, and possibly MSH6 and PMS2 genes

Posted on: Aug 15, 2019 04:45PM

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Preventive Ovary Removal in Women With BRCA Mutation Leads to Lower Bone Density
August 13, 2019

Women with a BRCA mutation who have their ovaries and fallopian tubes removed preventively are likely to have lower bone density after surgery, especially if a woman is premenopausal at the time of surgery. Read more...

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