Tag: Peritoneal Cancer

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 …

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ICARE Social Media Post May 2022

BRCA Carriers with Risk-Reducing Salpingo-oophorectomy: Risk of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

A new study found that among BRCA1/2 carriers, the presence of tubal intraepithelial carcinoma during risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (i.e., preventive surgery to remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes) predicts the risk of later peritoneal cancer. These findings demonstrate:the importance of timely risk-reducing removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubesthat it is VERY important to have a …

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