Risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: a meta-analysis on impact on ovarian cancer risk and all cause mortality in BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 mutation carriers

Background: Women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers are at substantially elevated risk of developing ovarian cancer. The aim of the meta-analysis is to clarify the role of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) to reduce ovarian cancer risk and mortality in women with BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 muta...

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Volume: 14
Main Author: Marchetti, Claudia
De Felice, Francesca
Palaia, Innocenza
Perniola, Giorgia
Musella, Angela
Musio, Daniela
Muzii, Ludovico
Tombolini, Vincenzo
Panici, Pierluigi Benedetti
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: LONDON BMC 12.12.2014
BioMed Central Ltd
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published in: BMC women's health Vol. 14; no. 1; p. 150
ORCID: 0000-0001-7098-8956
Data of publication: 2014-12-12
ISSN: 1472-6874
EISSN: 1472-6874
Discipline: Public Health
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
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