Tag: Salpingo-Oophorectomy

ICARE Social Media Post October 2023

BRCA1/2 Carriers with Risk-Reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy: Cancer Worry?

A study found that the majority of BRCA1/2 carriers who underwent risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy have declining cancer worry. However, a subset had concerns – these individuals are important to identify and try to offer additional support to. Use the following link to learn more: https://bit.ly/3qflyig Reference: van Bommel, et al. Support Care Cancer. 2022;30(4):3409-3418. PMID: 34997316.

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ICARE Social Media Post October 2023

Navigating BRCA1/2 Choices

A recent randomized controlled trial among 107 BRCA1/2 carriers, which included ICARE participants, evaluated the effectiveness of a behavioral phone intervention delivered by genetic counselors on the uptake of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy. Women who received the intervention had significantly lower decisional conflict and higher knowledge after one year, and at the two year mark, nearly 54% …

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