The role of prophylactic surgery for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

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Here's a discussion of serious concerns raised by members of hereditary cancer-prone families who ask about testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and prophylactic surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-58
Number of pages18
JournalContemporary Ob/Gyn
Volume42
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1997

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Ovarian Neoplasms
Breast Neoplasms
Mutation
Neoplasms

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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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The role of prophylactic surgery for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. / Lynch, Henry T.; Casey, Murray J.

In: Contemporary Ob/Gyn, Vol. 42, No. 7, 1997, p. 41-58.

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