Researchers Suggest Lowering Guildelines for Pre-emptive Surgery Against Ovarian Cancer

Researchers Suggest Lowering Guildelines for Pre-emptive Surgery Against Ovarian Cancer
UK researchers have recently suggested that the current guidelines for women to receive risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) should be re-evaluated in order to allow the cost-effective and lifesaving procedure for women with as little as 4 percent lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer (OC). The study, “Specifying the ovarian cancer risk threshold of ‘premenopausal risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy’ for ovarian cancer prevention:

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