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Women with genetic mutation could reduce risks by removing ovaries

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A new report suggests removal of ovaries may benefit some women. (Source: CNN) A new report suggests removal of ovaries may benefit some women. (Source: CNN)

(CNN) – A new study suggests women with a certain genetic mutation could reduce that risk by having their ovaries removed by age 35.

The study, from researchers at the University of Toronto, shows that the risk is reduced by nearly 80 percent.

The report is published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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