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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Rhiem, K; Pfeifer, K; Schmutzler, RK; Kiechle, M 
Title:
Risk-reducing Surgery in Women at Risk for Familial Breast or Ovarian Cancer 
Abstract:
An estimated 5% of breast cancers and 10% of ovarian cancers may be due to inherited autosomal dominant breast and ovarian cancer alleles BRCA1 und BRCA2. According to population-based studies 1 or 2 women per 1000 carry such a risk allele. The cumulative cancer risk for population-based a BRCA-mutation is between 60 and 85% for breast cancer and between 20 and 60% for ovarian cancer. Recent studies have reported an increased risk for contralateral breast cancer in women after unilateral breast...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
72 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
833-839 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0016-5751 
TUM Institution:
Frauenklinik und Poliklinik