Oophorectomy News and Research

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Oophorectomy is the surgical removal of an ovary or ovaries. The surgery is also called ovariectomy, but this term has been traditionally used in basic science research describing the surgical removal of ovaries in laboratory animals.
Adverse early life experiences and abuse may lead women to unnecessary, harmful surgeries

Adverse early life experiences and abuse may lead women to unnecessary, harmful surgeries

Research findings could offer novel approach for cancer prevention in women with BRCA1 mutations

Research findings could offer novel approach for cancer prevention in women with BRCA1 mutations

Study suggests ovary removal to prevent ovarian cancer should be discontinued in premenopausal women

Study suggests ovary removal to prevent ovarian cancer should be discontinued in premenopausal women

Shorter and longer reproductive durations can raise risk of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women

Shorter and longer reproductive durations can raise risk of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women

Cancer risk screening for hereditary mutations: an interview with Ted Snelgrove

Cancer risk screening for hereditary mutations: an interview with Ted Snelgrove

New research reveals advances that could change gynecologic cancer standard-of-care treatments

New research reveals advances that could change gynecologic cancer standard-of-care treatments

BRCA gene mutations raise risk of breast, ovarian and other cancers

BRCA gene mutations raise risk of breast, ovarian and other cancers

Oophorectomy could increase colorectal cancer risk in both pre- and postmenopausal women

Oophorectomy could increase colorectal cancer risk in both pre- and postmenopausal women

Genetic test use rises in young US breast cancer patients

Genetic test use rises in young US breast cancer patients

Novel genetic datashare initiative launched to improve detection of inherited breast and ovarian cancers

Novel genetic datashare initiative launched to improve detection of inherited breast and ovarian cancers

EMAS position statement on ten-point guide to integral management of menopausal health published

EMAS position statement on ten-point guide to integral management of menopausal health published

Surprise WHI finding points to age, not menopause, as a risk factor for pelvic organ prolapse

Surprise WHI finding points to age, not menopause, as a risk factor for pelvic organ prolapse

Half-day educational program can help educate women on side effects of cancer prevention surgery

Half-day educational program can help educate women on side effects of cancer prevention surgery

Conventional laparoscopy less complicated than robot-assisted surgery for benign gynecologic conditions

Conventional laparoscopy less complicated than robot-assisted surgery for benign gynecologic conditions

RT with concurrent chemotherapy post surgery is effective for treating endometrial cancer

RT with concurrent chemotherapy post surgery is effective for treating endometrial cancer

New guideline recommends genetic testing of tumors for colorectal cancer patients

New guideline recommends genetic testing of tumors for colorectal cancer patients

BRCA gene loss may accelerate cancer-promoting chromosome rearrangements

BRCA gene loss may accelerate cancer-promoting chromosome rearrangements

Discovery could lead to major breakthrough in breast and ovarian cancer

Discovery could lead to major breakthrough in breast and ovarian cancer

Women with BRCA1 mutations may have increased risk for rare types of aggressive uterine cancer

Women with BRCA1 mutations may have increased risk for rare types of aggressive uterine cancer

Preventive oophorectomy reduces risks of ovarian, breast cancers in women with BRCA mutation

Preventive oophorectomy reduces risks of ovarian, breast cancers in women with BRCA mutation