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Can removing the fallopian tubes lower ovarian cancer risk?
April 2013 webinar on the fallopian tube as a source of ovarian cancer.

BROCA Test for Ovarian Cancer Risk
Article in Fall 2012 Joining FORCEs Newsletter about new test for ovarian cancer risk in BRCA-negative families.

Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
This FORCE-endorsed book was written by founder and Executive Director Sue Friedman; geneticist Rebecca Sutphen, MD; and health writer, Kathy Steligo. This book is a comprehensive resource on all topics related to hereditary cancer, genetic testing, and risk-management.

Women with HBOC are diagnosed with cancer earlier than their mothers and grandmothers
Article on research from 2011 indicating that women with BRCA mutations are diagnosed younger than women in prior generations.

Modifiers of Risk
Summer 2006 FORCE newsletter article summarizing Dr. Narod’s presentation at our 2006 conference on factors that may modify risk for cancer for BRCA mutation carriers.

Diet and Other Lifestyle Factors in Hereditary Cancers
Fall 2006 FORCE newsletter article summarizing Dr. Nagi Kumar’s presentation at our 2006 conference on the effects of diet and lifestyle on hereditary cancer and risk.

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