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Decision aid

Preventing ovarian cancer in BRCA mutation carriers

Welcome to the online decision aid.

Who is this decision aid for?

This decision aid is for women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation. To reduce their risk of ovarian cancer, they can choose:

  • whether or not they want surgery
  • and if so, which surgery they want

What can you expect from this decision aid?

This decision aid explains which operations are available to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer. The decision aid helps you to think about what is important to you. Together with your doctor, you can choose what suits you best. You can read the decision aid before the consultation with your doctor, and afterwards.