What is the best age for prophylactic oopherectomy?

I’m 34 years old, BRCA1+ and have been sterilised. What is the latest information regarding the best age for prophylactic oopherectomy? Could you also advise the best route I need to follow as my GP isn't very forthcoming.

How do I access genetic counselling and testing?

My sister has just been diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, and she has also been tested positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation. Our father was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. How do I access genetic counselling and testing? 

I am concerned about the possibility of my daughters getting ovarian cancer at some time in the future

I am concerned about the possibility of my daughters getting ovarian cancer at some time in the future. I’ve heard that genetic testing should be offered to all women across the UK with high grade serous ovarian cancer.

I live in Swansea, Wales and I was diagnosed with stage 3-4 ovarian cancer in December 2013. I have four daughters aged between 21 to 39. I know of no other member of my...

Could PARP drugs be used as an alternative to surgery?

Is there evidence that PARP drugs may be used for long-term new tumour formation prevention? For example as an alternative to drastic surgery for individuals tested as BRCA positive?