Care Consideration: Hormonal Replacement Therapy

ICARE Newsletter Fall 2022 

  BRCA1/2 Cancer Risk Updates

During preventive surgery to remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes (called a risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy orRRSO), a new study found that the detection of tubal intraepithelial carcinoma predicts the risk of later peritonealcancer.1 These findings show the importance of timely RRSO and the need to do a careful pathology exam of the ovaries and fallopian tubes …

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Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT) in BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers

A recent study showed hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is reasonable to offer to BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers who underwent risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RSSO). Read the full article at this link: Mills, et al. Gynecol Oncol; 2020 Jun;157(3):706-710. PMID: 32143914.

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