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.
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

Study: Women with BRCA1 mutations should have preventive ovarian surgery by age 35

Study: Women with BRCA1 mutations should have preventive ovarian surgery by age 35

New studies offer hope to women who want to get sexual mojo back

New studies offer hope to women who want to get sexual mojo back

Researchers show benefits from testosterone administration in hysterectomized women

Researchers show benefits from testosterone administration in hysterectomized women

Data analyses from Brisdelle Phase 3 pivotal trials to be showcased at NAMS' meeting

Data analyses from Brisdelle Phase 3 pivotal trials to be showcased at NAMS' meeting

Women who undergo surgical treatment for endometriosis have lower risk of ovarian cancer

Women who undergo surgical treatment for endometriosis have lower risk of ovarian cancer

Breast cancer genes modify age at menopause

Breast cancer genes modify age at menopause

BRCA testing impact on ovarian cancer prevention revealed

BRCA testing impact on ovarian cancer prevention revealed

Study provides important data about fertility window of women with childhood cancer

Study provides important data about fertility window of women with childhood cancer

Women with ovarian cancer have superior outcomes after surgery at high-volume hospitals

Women with ovarian cancer have superior outcomes after surgery at high-volume hospitals

Young women with BRCA mutations feel differently about options for relationships, careers

Young women with BRCA mutations feel differently about options for relationships, careers

Italy's first successful pregnancy and delivery following transplantation of ovarian tissue

Italy's first successful pregnancy and delivery following transplantation of ovarian tissue

Ovary removal in younger women may lead to low-bone mineral density, arthritis

Ovary removal in younger women may lead to low-bone mineral density, arthritis

Complications following breast reduction surgery more common in older women

Complications following breast reduction surgery more common in older women

Hysterectomy rates across Germany vary

Hysterectomy rates across Germany vary

Smoking, social class may lead to POF in women

Smoking, social class may lead to POF in women

Cancer risk assessment in Lynch syndrome

Cancer risk assessment in Lynch syndrome

Women with ovarian cancer do not benefit from CA-125 and transvaginal ultrasound

Women with ovarian cancer do not benefit from CA-125 and transvaginal ultrasound