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Diane's Decision to Undergo Surgery to Prevent Cancer

After receiving the news that she was a carrier of the BRCA mutation, Diane Rose discusses why she chose to undergo 2 surgical procedures as a preventative measure against ovarian and breast cancer. Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD, reminds viewers that all patients need to consider several variables before making decisions on how to prevent the likelihood for developing cancer if they are a carrier of a gene mutation linked to a specific condition.
PUBLISHED: April 20, 2017

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Episode 1 About Ovarian Cancer
Episode 2 Challenges in Ovarian Cancer Detection
Episode 3 Michelle's Ovarian Cancer Story
Episode 4 An Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis
Episode 5 Caregiver Support and Ovarian Cancer
Episode 6 Genetic Testing for the BRCA Mutation
Episode 7 Deciding Whether to Get Tested for BRCA
Episode 8 What It Means to Carry a BRCA Mutation
Episode 9 Lowering Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer
Episode 10 Who Should Be Tested for the BRCA Mutation?
Episode 11 Diane's Decision to Undergo Surgery to Prevent Cancer
Episode 12 Oral Targeted Therapies for Ovarian Cancer
Episode 13 Deciding Among Therapies for Ovarian Cancer
Episode 14 Finding Support for Ovarian Cancer
Episode 15 Trustworthy Information on Ovarian Cancer
 
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