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    Oral Contraceptives and BRCA Cancer: A Balancing Act.

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    Uptake and efficacy of bilateral risk reducing surgery in unaffected female BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers.

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    Earlier decisions on breast and ovarian surgery reduce cancer in women at high risk.

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