Current status of prophylactic surgery for hereditary breast and gynecologic cancers

Henry T. Lynch, Murray J. Casey

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Given the limitations regarding the impact of screening and the uncertainties concerning chemoprevention for women with significant genetic susceptibilities to breast, endometrial and ovarian cancers, recent research and publications on prophylactic surgery for cancer prevention and improved long-term survival for women at hereditary risk have increasing importance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-30
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Aug 1 2001


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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