Preemie Delivery Tied to Later Heart Woes for Women
...ic. All-cause mortality rose by 40 percent, and the risk of heart disease and stroke were about twofold higher.
"In no analysis or age-group does oophorectomy
increase survival," wrote the study's authors.
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Study shows younger women with endometrial cancer can safely keep ovaries, avoid early menopause
...geons usually remove the ovaries as well, a procedure called oophorectomy. oophorectomy
is usually performed to reduce the risk of cancer spreading to the ovaries ...However, studies have shown that these risks are small, and the benefits of oophorectomy
have not been established by research.
In this study, Dr. Wright and his...
Ovary Removal May Not Be Needed in Endometrial Cancer
A hysterectomy (surgical removal of the uterus), and often an oophorectomy
as well, has been standard with this type of cancer, largely because of co...ctively, of women who did not have their ovaries removed.
But even with oophorectomy
dominating treatment for this type of cancer, individualization of treatmen...
New clues to breast cancer development in high-risk women
... why the small proportion of women who have had an oophorectomy
and still develop breast cancer frequently have tu...ancer among high-risk women who have undergone the oophorectomy
The finding that estrogen is importa...e at Georgetown.
The research also explains why oophorectomy
appears to be more effective for younger women tha...
Removing Ovaries Before Menopause Leads to Memory, Movement Troubles
...rgery, known as oophorectomy.
Women who were younger when they underwent oophorectomy
were more likely to develop dementia than women who were older at the time ...ntrol group of women.
Women who had undergone a unilateral or bilateral oophorectomy
(one or both ovaries, respectively) before the onset of menopause were agai...
Breast cancer prevention practices vary across Canada
.... Out of the 342 women without breast cancer after four years, 157 (46 per cent) had not undertaken any cancer prevention option such as a mastectomy, oophorectomy
or tamoxifen or raloxifene drugs used in chemoprevention. Broken down geographically, 39 per cent of women with the genetic mutation in Ontario did n...
Breast-Sparing Surgery: An Optional Treatment Mode For Women With Breast Cancer
...ercent of those who did not take tamoxifen.
“For women with early stage breast cancer who are BRCA1 or BRCA2 carriers, our 10-year data suggest that oophorectomy
or tamoxifen in women treated with breast conservation and radiation therapy help to reduce the risk of recurrences and new primary cancers in the tre...
A new approach to vaginal hysterectomy
...cularly where relative contraindications exist (e.g. large uterus, nulliparity, inadequate access, previous cesarean delivery pelvic laparotomy and if oophorectomy
Dr R. K. Purohit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Purohit General Hospital, Orissa, has developed a technique known as ‘th...