breast cancer and hysterectomy

11 Oct 2013 - Prophylactic surgery including hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) is recommended in breast cancer sus- ceptibility gene (BRCA)-positive women, whereas in women from the general population, hysterectomy plus BSO may increase the risk of overall mortality. The effect of  23 Apr 2015 - And to make matters more confusing, the women who had had a hysterectomy, and no longer had a uterus so could take estrogen alone, did not seem to experience the same increased risk of breast cancer.

All of this data prompted Chlebowski to do a more detailed analysis of the WHI data on women who  27 Apr 2009 - Ovarian Conservation at the Time of Hysterectomy and Long-Term Health Outcomes in the Nurses' Health Study (Obstetrics and Gynecology). While women who had their ovaries removed developed fewer breast cancers and almost entirely eliminated their risk of ovarian cancer over 24 years of follow-up,  27 May 2016 - AIM: Our previous population-based research found prophylactic surgery (hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy [BSO]) halved the mortality risk for premenopausal breast cancer patients.

Here we aim to replicate findings in a Western Australia dataset. METHOD: Data from the Western  19 Apr 2013 - Question. In a perimenopausal woman, is a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer an indication for a prophylactic hysterectomy with removal of ovaries when BRCA 1,2 status of these relatives and patient herself is unknown?

I have been taking Tamoxifen for nearly five years and have been warned of the possibility of it affecting my womb, however, so far, so good. It may increase the risk but it does not automatically mean it will happen. I don't know your age, but age can be a factor in an increased risk of hysterectomy.

It might  Well, after I completed treatment for my first breast cancer, I opted for a total hysterectomy. I have no children, but, based on my history, and other factors, I opted to have the surgeon 'take everything.' And despite what I thought I was going to feel like, I am glad I did it.

I just felt like it was the way of thinking  Learn about risk factors for breast cancer. Some affect risk a great deal and others just a little. Some risk factors you can't change, but some you may be able to control. 26 Jan 2005 - Now - my common sense tells me that, post breast cancer, at age 42, my uterus and ovaries are not providing me any benefit.

My cancer was estrogen receptor positive. As I am taking tamoxifen, which increases the risk for certain cancers, I think I may benefit from a total hysterectomy, in that it will eliminate  25 Nov 2010 - The Women's Contraceptive and Reproductive Experiences Study, a population-based, multicenter case-control study of incident invasive breast cancer, recruited women aged 35–64 years (4,490 cases and 4,611 controls) who provided data on ovariectomy, hysterectomy, and tubal sterilization during  I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in March 2012 at age 39.

No chemo or radiation. 5 years on Tamoxifen starting May 2012. I've read that a lot of women who have had breast cancer that was highly estrogen positive opted to have their ovaries removed or have a complete hysterectomy. I am wondering if anyone  17 Dec 2017 - The longer a woman is on HRT with a combination of estrogen and progestin, the greater her chances may be of being diagnosed with breast cancer.

It is unclear if HRT with estrogen alone, which is sometimes prescribed for women who have had a hysterectomy, increases the risk of breast cancer. 8 Mar 2016 - The band, formed after appearing on TV talent show Popstars in 2001, had a string of hit records. Michelle first discovered she was at higher risk of developing both ovarian and breast cancer six months after her daughter Faith was born in 2012.

Her paternal grandmother had been diagnosed with both  9 Apr 2007 - "Does having had a hysterectomy increase my risk of breast cancer? Is there any connection between the two?" Hello everyone, I am a breast cancer survivor of nearly 6 years now 9 Mar 2005 - My surgeon has recommended that I have a hysterectomy to help reduce my changes of breast cancer recurrence.

I had a stage 3 cancer with 10 lymph nodes involved and was estrogen sensitive. I finished chemo Aug 24 and radiation at the end of Oct and now take tamoxifen. I am really going in circles  Considerations for deciding whether to have a hysterectomy along with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (removal of both ovaries and both tubes).

Data from women who are not at high risk for cancer, however, suggests estrogen alone may be safer than estrogen plus progesterone with regard to breast cancer risk, but no  13 May 2017 - It is well possible that patients diagnosed with breast cancer have been undertreated in the past. A study to be published soon shows that breast cancer patients who have a hysterectomy and a bilateral salpingo-oohorectomy (BSO) had a 30% increased chance of survival compared to those who preserved  7 Mar 2012 - March 7, 2012 — In contrast to the documented increase in breast cancer risk that accompanies combined estrogen and progesterone hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in postmenopausal women, a new analysis shows that for the subgroup of postmenopausal women who have had a hysterectomy,  13 Sep 2014 - As breast cancer treatment improves and genetic screening brings 'compelling' insight into cancer risk, women face agonizing choices about how far to Women who elect to have a double mastectomy and/or a hysterectomy when there's no known cancer but a high genetic risk strike a different bargain.

14 Apr 2014 - Prophylactic oophorectomy (o-of-uh-REK-tuh-me) significantly reduces your odds of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer if you're at high risk. Women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations have a significantly increased risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. A fact sheet that describes mastectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy, two surgeries that may be used to reduce breast cancer risk in women at very high risk, and nonsurgical options.

My cancer was 90% positive ER & PR. I am currently on Tamoxifen, have been since mid March 2013. Luckily, I am not having any real issues with the Tamoxifen. I have the occassional hot flash, but that is it. My surgeon and my gynecologist recommended that I have a hysterectomy because of the potential risks from  1 Dec 2013 - For women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations who choose to have salpingo-oophorectomy to reduce their risks of ovarian and breast cancer, also choosing to have a hysterectomy is “reasonable but not required,” noted Noah D.

Kauff, MD, Director of the Ovarian Cancer Screening and Prevention Program  If you're at moderate or high risk of developing breast cancer, you may be offered breast screening and/or risk-reducing treatment. If you have any other benign (not cancer) womb conditions, your specialist may also discuss removing the womb at the same time as your ovaries and fallopian tubes (a total hysterectomy).

fusion remains concerning the extent of hysterectomy,. i.e. whether both ovaries were removed or only one. The incidence of breast cancer has decreased by a third subsequent to hysterectomy.17,18 Artificial menopause has been associated with an increased risk of thyroid cancer.19–24 No other studies assessing the risk  Perhaps the most significant worry that most women have when considering whether or not to take Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is the possible increased risk of breast cancer.

Breast cancer is an oestrogen dependent cancer and constitutes approximately 25% of all female cancers, therefore any woman who has  23 Mar 2015 - If your doctor recommends removing your ovaries or having a hysterectomy, doing it 'PRIOR' to breast cancer treatment might be a better option. I say this because, more often than not, the recuperation period after a preventive gynecological procedure will take less time than your recuperation after breast  24 Feb 2008 - I am considering a hysterectomy after breast cancer.

I was diagnosed with a level 2 carcinoma in the left breast in Dec of 2007. I had a successful lumpectomy and the lymph node dissection and removal showed the cancer did not spread. I have been on BC pills on and off for 15 years for heavy, heavy  If you have a family history of ovarian or breast cancer, removing your ovaries (an oophorectomy) may be recommended to prevent cancer occurring in the future.

Your surgeon can discuss the pros and cons of removing your ovaries with you. If your ovaries are removed, your fallopian tubes will also be removed. If you've .

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