Ovarian removal does not increase other health risks

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Registered: 08-07-2007
Ovarian removal does not increase other health risks
Thu, 04-28-2011 - 11:35am
Among women who have had a hysterectomy, those whose ovaries were also removed had a lower risk of subsequent ovarian cancer and no greater risks of heart disease, hip fractures or other types of cancer, a new study indicates.

Read More: http://www.ivillage.com/removing-ovaries-during-hysterectomy-wont-raise-other-health-risks-study/4-a-344281?ice=iv:mb:msg:km
Since these results contradict previous findings, we'd love to hear your thoughts on this... What has your doctor told you about the risks, or benefits, of ovary removal?