Bone health monitoring should be mandated in women with deleterious BRCA mutations who undergo prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, researchers say. A Canadian study of 95 women who underwent the preventive surgery at a mean age of 48 years, found bone density dropped significantly between pre-surgery DEXA scans and scans performed about one year later. Among women ...
Bone loss in women after BRCA surgery
By Mardi Chapman
14 Aug 2019