Association of Risk Reducing Surgery in BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 Mutation Carriers with Cancer Risk and Mortality
2010 study that links prophylactic BSO with lower mortality in women with BRCA mutations.
Primary Fallopian Tube Malignancies in BRCA-Positive Women Undergoing Surgery for Ovarian Cancer Risk Reduction
Michael J. Callahan, Christopher P. Crum, Fabiola Medeiros, David W. Kindelberger, Julia A. Elvin, Judy E. Garber, Colleen M. Feltmate, Ross S. Berkowitz, Michael G. Muto. Journal of Clinical Oncology. Volume 25, No. 25: p. 3985-3990, September 2007.
Effect of Short-Term Hormone Replacement Therapy on Breast Cancer Risk Reduction After Bilateral Prophylactic Oophorectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers: The PROSE Study Group
Timothy R. Rebbeck, Tara Friebel, Theresa Wagner, Henry T. Lynch, Judy E. Garber, Mary B. Daly, Claudine Isaacs, Olufunmilayo I. Olopade, Susan L. Neuhausen, Laura van 't Veer, Rosalind Eeles , D. Gareth Evans, Gail Tomlinson, Ellen Matloff, Steven A. Narod, Andrea Eisen, Susan Domchek, Katrina Armstrong, and Barbara L. Weber. Journal of Clinical Oncology, (Published on-line ahead of print).,October 2005.
The effect of total hysterectomy on specific sexual sensations
Martha F. Goetsch. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Volume 196, Issue 6: p. 1922-1927, June 2005.
Risk-Reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy in BRCA Mutation Carriers: Role of Serial Sectioning in the Detection of Occult Malignancy
C. Bethan Powell, Eric Kenley, Lee-may Chen, Beth Crawford, Jane McLennan, Charles Zaloudek, Miriam Komaromy, Mary Beattie, John Ziegler. Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 23, Number 1:p. 127-132, January 2005.
BRCA germline mutations in Jewish women with uterine serous papillary carcinoma
Ofer Lavie, Gila Hornreich, Alon Ben-Arie, Gad Rennert, Yoram Cohen, Rehuven Keidar, Shlomi Sagi, Efrat Levy Lahad, Ron Auslander and Uzi Beller. Gynecologic Oncology, Volume 92, Number 2: p. 521-524, February 2004.
Genetic testing for a BRCA1 mutation: Prophylactic surgery and screening behavior in women 2 years post testing
Jeffrey R. Botkin, Ken R. Smith, Robert T. Croyle, Bonnie J. Baty, Jean E. Wylie, Debra Dutson, Anna Chan, Heidi A. Hamann, Caryn Lerman, Jamie McDonald, Vickie Venne, John H. Ward, Elaine Lyon. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Volume 118A, Issue 3: p. 201-209, February 2003.
Effect of Prevention Strategies on Survival and Quality-Adjusted Survival of Women With BRCA1/2 Mutations: An Updated Decision Analysis
Victor R. Grann, Judith S. Jacobson, Dustin Thomason, Dawn Hershman, Daniel F. Heitjan, Alfred I. Neugut. Journal of Clinical Oncology. Volume 20, Issue 10: p. 2520-2529, May 2002.
Prophylactic Oophorectomy in Carriers of BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutations
Timothy R. Rebbeck, Ph.D., Henry T. Lynch, M.D., Susan L. Neuhausen, Ph.D., Steven A. Narod, M.D., Laura van't Veer, Ph.D., Judy E. Garber, M.D., M.P.H., Gareth Evans, M.D., Claudine Isaacs, M.D., Mary B. Daly, M.D., Ph.D., Ellen Matloff, M.S., Olufunmilayo I. Olopade, M.D., Barbara L. Weber, M.D. New England Journal of Medicine. Volume 346: p. 1616-1622, May 2002. (Note: a review of the above two articles on oophorectomy and breast and ovarian cancer risk appears in the same issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.)
Outcome of Preventive Surgery and Screening for Breast and Ovarian Cancer in BRCA Mutation Carriers
Lauren Scheuer, Noah Kauff, Mark Robson, Bridget Kelly, Richard Barakat, Jaya Satagopan, Nathan Ellis, Martee Hensley, Jeff Boyd, Patrick Borgen, Larry Norton, Kenneth Offit. Journal of Clinical Oncology. Volume 20, Issue 5: p. 1260-1268, March 2002.
Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy: What It Is and What Consumers Really Want
Dana Reed-Kane, PharmD, FIACP, FACA. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding. Volume 5, Number 5: p. 332-335. September/October 2001
Tubal ligation and risk of ovarian cancer in carriers of BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations: a case-control study
Steven A Narod, Ping Sun, Parviz Ghadirian, Henry Lynch, Claudine Isaacs, Judy Garber, Barbara Weber, Beth Karlan, David Fishman, Barry Rosen, Nadine Tung, Susan L Neuhausen. Lancet. Volume 12, Issue 357(9267): p. 1467-70, May 2001.
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