Prophylactic oophorectomy for hereditary small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type.

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Journal Article

•Prophylactic oophorectomy can prevent small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type in carriers of germline SMARCA4 mutations.•Unaffected SMARCA4 mutation carriers who desire children may be best served by oocyte cryopreservation prior to prophylactic oophorectomy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Berchuck, A; Witkowski, L; Hasselblatt, M; Foulkes, WD

Published Date

  • April 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 /

Start / End Page

  • 20 - 22

PubMed ID

  • 26076152

Pubmed Central ID

  • 26076152

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2352-5789

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.gore.2015.02.002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands