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Decision analysis of prophylactic surgery or screening for BRCA1 mutation carriers: a more prominent role for oophorectomy.

Authors
  • van Roosmalen, Mariëlle S
  • Verhoef, Lia C G
  • Stalmeier, Peep F M
  • Hoogerbrugge, Nicoline
  • van Daal, Willem A J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Publication Date
Apr 15, 2002
Volume
20
Issue
8
Pages
2092–2100
Identifiers
PMID: 11956270
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

PMPO is the most effective strategy to prolong life. However, if patient preferences were taken into account, BSPO tends to be a better strategy in most women at medium risk or in young women at high risk when PO was performed before age 40.

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