oophorectomy

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Forum Post: Brca2 postive

Hi everyone,I was diagnosed with breast cancer back in September 2013 and have since found out that I have the faulty brca2 gene. I have had almost all of my breast cancer treatment including a double mastectomy, and am waiting to see a gynae to discuss ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 37 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Drugs May Cut Need for Preventive Cancer Surgery

Approximately one in 1,000 women is known to carry the BRCA1 mutation, which dramatically increases their risk of developing breast and ovarian cancers. At present, radical preventive surgery (double mastectomy and oophorectomy) is the only way in which ... [Published World Health Network - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Oophorectomy Dramatically Reduces Risk of Cancer in BRCA Carriers

| JAMAFor women who carry BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, preventive oophorectomy substantially reduced the risk of ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer and all-cause mortality, according to a prospective study of 5783 women followed up for an average ... [Published BioPortfolio - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Early Ovary Removal Could Affect Your Eyes

Oophorectomy in early 40s increased glaucoma riskApril 14, 2014 / Author: / Reviewed by: Robert Carlson, M.D Beth Bolt, RPhRate This ArticleAverage RatingYour Rating(dailyRx News) Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. For women, ... [Published Daily Rx - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Early ovary removal increases glaucoma risk

According to a new study, a bilateral oophorectomy (removal of both ovaries) might increase the risk of glaucoma . The Mayo Clinic study was published in the April edition of the journal Menopause.Glaucoma is a condition in which the normal fluid pressure ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Long-term satisfaction and quality of life following risk reducing surgery in BRCA1/2 mutation ...

As BRCA1/2 testing becomes more routine, questions remain about long-term satisfaction and quality of life following testing. Previously, we described long term distress and risk management outcomes among women with BRCA1/2 mutations.This study addresses ... [Published 7thSpace - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Discovery signals new treatments for women at...

Currently around one in 1,000 women in the UK carry what is known as a BRCA1 mutation A change in the genetic material (DNA) of a cell, or the change this this causes in a characteristic of the individual, which is not caused by normal genetic processes. ... [Published Total Health - Apr 01 2014]
Entities: BRCA1, Oestrogen, Ovary
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

[News] Oophorectomy in women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations

Women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation reduce their risk of dying from any cause before the age of 70 years if they undergo a preventive oophorectomy, according to new research . The prospective study, which ran from 1995 to 2011, observed 5783 women ... [Published Lancet Oncology - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 5 reports

Queen's University Belfast breakthrough in bid to combat a killer cancer gene new

A significant step in reducing the risk of women who carry a deadly cancer gene from developing the disease has been made by researchers at Queen's University. Hailed as a "potential breakthrough" the new research indicates that drugs – not surgery – ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

'It felt like I'd been given an early death sentence with my results' new

Hazel Carson (39) teaches PE at Wellington College, Belfast Hazel was diagnosed as having the BRCA1 gene aged 29. Five years later she had both a double mastectomy and an oophorectomy carried out."We had no idea that there was a deadly gene in our family, ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Oophorectomy did not eliminate uterine cancer risk in BRCA1 mutation carriers

TAMPA – Women with BRCA1 mutations who undergo risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy may remain at risk for rare types of aggressive uterine cancer, according to preliminary findings from a prospective cohort study.Of 525 women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene ... [Published Oncology Report - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

BRCA1 breast cancer gene linked to deadly uterine cancer

Actress Angelina Jolie made the tough decision to undergo a bilateral mastectomy because she is a carrier of the BRCA1 gene, which places a woman at increased for both breast and ovarian. Some women with the gene have undergone a bilateral oophorectomy ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 24 2014]

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...Dr Savage, who led the study, said: "What also makes this exciting is that there are drugs already on the market which turn off estrogen production. In theory, we could use these drugs to chemically reduce estrogen production in women, which could negate the need for irreversible surgery." The researchers are hoping to begin clinical trials within the next 12-months
Original Article: NEXT ARTICLE More From BioPortfolio on "Oophorectomy Dramatically Reduces Risk of Cancer in BRCA Carriers"
...According to news reporting originating in Seoul, South Korea, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Umbilical cord blood (UCB) has recently been recognized as a new source of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for use in stem cellcell therapy. We studied the effects of systemic injection of human UCB-MSCs and their conditioned medium (CM) on ovariectomy (OVX)-induced bone loss in nude mice."

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Forum Post: Brca2 postive [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - 37 mins ago]
Drugs May Cut Need for Preventive Cancer Surgery [Published World Health Network - 2 hours ago]
Oophorectomy Dramatically Reduces Risk of Cance... [Published BioPortfolio - 11 hours ago]
Comedy event to raise funds for ovarian cancer ... [Published Examiner.com - 17 hours ago]
Short-term testosterone therapy failed to incre... [Published Orthopedics Today - Apr 17 2014]
ONLINE FIRST: Cancer Screening and Care in Tran... [Published Oncology Times - Apr 16 2014]
Early Ovary Removal Could Affect Your Eyes [Published Daily Rx - Apr 14 2014]
Spaying your pup: the two options [Published North Jersey.com - Apr 12 2014]
Irregular menses are a risk factor for ovarian ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 11 2014]
Discovery may lead to alternative methods to tr... [Published Scientist Live - Apr 09 2014]
Relative Risk: Breast Cancer and Genetics [Published BioNews - Apr 07 2014]
Stem Cell Research: Studies from Seoul National... [Published NewsRX - Apr 04 2014]
Reports on Bone Research from Sungkyunkwan Univ... [Published NewsRX - Apr 04 2014]
QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Apr 03 2014]
Early ovary removal increases glaucoma risk [Published Examiner.com - Apr 02 2014]
Forum Post: Re: Oophorectomy, letrozole and ble... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Apr 02 2014]
Forum Post: Oophorectomy, letrozole and bleeding [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Apr 02 2014]
New Bone Research Study Results Reported from O... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 02 2014]
Long-term satisfaction and quality of life foll... [Published 7thSpace - Apr 02 2014]
Effects of Hormone Replacement Therapy on Plasm... [Published Clinical & Investigative Medicine - Apr 01 2014]
Preventive ovary removal for BRCA carriers redu... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Apr 01 2014]
Twenty Years Later: How Breast Cancer Risk Gene... [Published Newswise - Apr 01 2014]
Discovery signals new treatments for women at... [Published Total Health - Apr 01 2014]
Cochrane commends Queen’s University on cancer ... [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - Apr 01 2014]
Annaghmore man at forefront of major cancer bre... [Published Tyrone Courier - Apr 01 2014]
BRCA1 cancer study suggests alternative to majo... [Published BioNews - Mar 31 2014]
[News] Oophorectomy in women with BRCA1 or BRCA... [Published Lancet Oncology - Mar 31 2014]
Drug therapy could help BRCA1 carriers [Published Chromatography Today - Mar 31 2014]
'It felt like I'd been given an early death sen... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Mar 28 2014]
Queen's University Belfast breakthrough in bid ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Mar 28 2014]
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Sex hormone supplementation for repair [Published Multiple Sclerosis Research - Mar 25 2014]
Patel R, Moore S, Crawford DK, Hannsun G, Sasidhar MV, Tan K, Molaie D, Tiwari-Woodruff SK. Attenuation of corpus callosum axon myelination and remyelination in the absence of circulating sex hormones. Brain Pathol. 2013;23(4):462-75. Sex differences ...
INSPIRE STUDY RECRUITMENT UPDATE [Published Multiple Sclerosis Research - Feb 27 2014]
INSPIRE Study update: we are almost there; 19 study subjects recruited and 5 to go. #MSBlog #MSResearch google.load("visualization", "1", {packages:["corechart"]});google.setOnLoadCallback(drawChart);function drawChart() {var data = google.visualiza ...
Risk Reduction [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Feb 26 2014]
A new study indicates that preventive oophorectomy in BRCA carriers could reduce disease risk by some 80 percent. read more ...
Does BRCA1 Warrant Early Ovariectomy? (CME/CE) [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Feb 24 2014]
(MedPage Today) -- Carriers of BRCA1/2 mutations had an 80% lower risk of ovarian cancer if they underwent bilateral oophorectomy, a study involving almost 6,000 women showed. ...
Biological essentialism: can we not? [Published Another angry woman - Feb 17 2014]
Last week, I wrote about why I’m pro trans and pro choice . Given the sheer quantity of comments, I’m not sure I made myself clear enough. I think that broad judgments based on perceived biology have historically had some bearing on the oppression ...
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