Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 29th, 2005
"Prophylactic oophorectomy is often recommended concurrent with hysterectomy for benign disease. The optimal age for this recommendation in women at average risk for ovarian cancer has not been determined," scientists in the United States report.
"Using published age-specific data for absolute and relative risk, both with and without oophorectomy, for ovarian cancer, coronary heart disease, hip fracture, breast cancer, and stroke," W. H. Parker and colleagues used "a Markov decision analysis model to estimate the...
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