Bone health monitoring needed in women with BRCA mutations
By Mardi Chapman
14 Aug 2019
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 ...