Study: Women with BRCA1 mutations should remove ovaries by 35

[KSTC-TV, February 25, 2014] A new study finds that women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations who protectively had their ovaries removed reduced their risk of ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer by 80%, and their overall risk of death by 77%.

Shari Baldinger, genetics counselor at Virginia Piper Cancer Institute, part of Allina Health, talked with KSTC 45 News about the study and what it really means for women.

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