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  1. I found your video by accident while researching BRCA options. I’m BRCA 2 and struggling with preventative surgery recommendations. Thanks so much for posting this and the link to the clinical trial. I am not ready to give up my ovaries yet, even though I’m in my later 40’s, because I have not started menopause. A salpingectomy may be my better option for the time being. So far my issue has been getting an oncologist to agree to it.

    1. Thanks for commenting. I’m glad you found my video. I hope you are able to find someone to do a salpingectomy. What city are you in?

  2. Hi Rachel,

    I really appreciated this video clip! It was really helpful and reassuring before I had my salpingectomy last year at age 38. I was wondering if you have an e-mail address that I could contact you privately? I am happy with my choice. I wasn’t able to be involved in any clinical trials since there are none near where I live. Personal risk to age 50 is 2% so with this procedure and birth control use for numerous years, I feel my risk is near the general population up to this age and then I plan to revisit around that age. I am very hopeful based on my own research so far that tube removal does in fact provide a significant risk reduction hopefully near BSO.

  3. Hi Rachel, I am BRCA2+ and have had a double mastectomy with diep flap reconstruction. I am in the process of researching my options to reduce ovarian cancer risk, and like you I decided to go with salpingectomy with delayed oophorectomy. Your post was 2 years ago, how are things with you now? When are you planning your oophorectomy and are you happy with your decision?

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