ICARE Social Media Post December 2023

BRCA1/2 carriers with Risk Reducing Salpingo-oophorectomy

A study among BRCA1/2 carriers who underwent a risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (i.e., removal of both ovaries and fallopian tubes) found that the risk of peritoneal cancer increases if serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (STIC) is present – specifically, peritoneal cancer risk was 10.5% with STIC versus 0.3% without STIC at 5 years and 27.5% with STIC versus 0.9% without STIC at 10 years.

Read the full article at: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35302882/

Reference: Steeneek, et al. J Clin Oncol. 2022;40(17):1879-1891. PMID: 35302882.

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