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

Forum: Genetic Testing —

ATM, BARD1, BRCA1, BRCA2, BRIP1, CDH1, CHEK2, NBN, NF1, PALB2, PTEN, RAD51C, RAD51D, STK11, TP53, and mismatch repair genes (MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2, EPCAM)

Posted on: Aug 15, 2019 01:45PM

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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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