Latest Oophorectomy Stories

2010-10-24 00:14:01

Using Natural Menopause Treatments to Alleviate Menopause Symptoms, Discussed by Dr. Ershadi There are a number of frustrating and disturbing symptoms that women may go through when they have reached this time in their lives. Dr.

2010-09-01 14:21:19

Women at increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer because of inherited mutations of the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes who had prophylactic mastectomy or salpingo-oophorectomy (removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries) had an associated decreased risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer.

2010-09-01 14:11:42

A new study underscores the importance for women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer to get genetic counseling and testing for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that make them more likely to develop lethal breast or ovarian cancer.

2010-09-01 08:43:08

A recent study underscores the importance of genetic counseling and testing for women with family history of breast or ovarian cancer.

2010-06-22 14:19:52

Women who experience early menopause appear to have more than twice the risk of having a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease event later in life than do women who do not go through early menopause.

2010-06-22 10:34:00

HOLLAND, Mich., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause is a natural transition in a woman's life. We expect to go through it sooner or later. Preferably later. But for roughly 25 percent of women, menopause arrives early, and with it comes hormonal shifts that can affect sexual drive and functioning.

2010-05-28 18:10:28

More than half a million women in the United States undergo a hysterectomy each year and approximately half of those surgeries include removal of the ovaries.

2010-04-19 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a synthetic menopause treatment method available to women suffering from symptoms of menopause. While this treatment is effective, it has been linked to serious diseases such as breast cancer.

2010-04-12 14:19:56

Most women scheduled for gynecologic surgery to address noncancerous symptoms said in a recently published survey that they were not worried about the effects of the procedure on their sex lives.

2010-03-09 15:26:15

Removal of the ovaries (bilateral oophorectomy) while performing a hysterectomy is common practice to prevent the subsequent development of ovarian cancer.

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