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Medical News Today: Surgical menopause: Effects, risks, and outlook

Health : Medical News Today

An oophorectomy is a surgical procedure in which a woman's ovaries are removed, prompting menopause. Learn more about this surgery and its side effects.

Medical News Today: Ovary removal linked with 62% reduction in BRCA1-related breast cancer deaths

Health : Medical News Today

The benefits of oophorectomy, the procedure to remove the ovaries, are confirmed in a new study published in JAMA Oncology that examines survival among breast cancer patients.

Preventive oophorectomy reduces risk of death by 77 percent for women with BRCA mutation

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

TORONTO, ON, February 24, 2014 —Women who carry a BRCA gene mutation and opt for a preventive oophorectomy, or ovary removal surgery, have a 77 per cent lower risk of death than those who do not, according to a new study led by Wome...

Living With Cancer: Ovary removal surgery

Health : Mayo Clinic News Blog

Oophorectomy (ovary removal surgery): What you can expect An oophorectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or both of your ovaries. It may be performed for several reasons, including ovarian cancer. If you need to undergo an oo...

Oophorectomy (ovary removal): A risk factor for dementia?

Health : Mayo Clinic: Expert Answers

Oophorectomy (ovary removal) dramatically lowers estrogen, a hormone that protects your brain.

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